Vauxhall Ampera MOT Results

Registered in 2012
75.8% pass rate
from 426 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Ampera is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.0% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.23% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.23% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Spark ignition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Joints
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Springs (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
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