Vauxhall Ampera MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.9% pass rate
from 364 tests in 2017
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.

  • 11% fail on Tyres (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 5.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.82% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.27% fail on Front
  • 2.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.82% fail on Washers
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.55% fail on Steering
    • 0.27% fail on Steering control
      • 0.27% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.27% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
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