Vauxhall Astra GTC MOT Results

Registered in 2012
75.9% pass rate
from 6,671 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2012 cars)
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 Astra GTC is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.12% fail on Rear
      • 0.015% fail on Front
    • 0.045% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Front drive shafts (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Constant velocity joints (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Suspension arms (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Component mounting
  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (20% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Front lamps (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Headlamps (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.39% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.015% fail on Battery
    • 0.015% fail on Horn
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (44% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.030% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components (97% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.045% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.015% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.19% fail on Rear wheels (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.075% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Components
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
        • 0.045% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.015% fail on Pipes
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.060% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.090% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.075% fail on ABS
    • 0.060% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.060% fail on Pedal
        • 0.060% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.015% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.015% fail on Cable
  • 3.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (59% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.060% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.66% fail on Registration plates and VIN (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate (77% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Cap
      • 0.030% fail on Pipe
    • 0.090% fail on Emissions
    • 0.045% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
    • 0.045% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.060% fail on Road Wheels (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Condition
  • 0.045% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Doors
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.015% fail on Body condition
  • 0.015% fail on Steering
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices

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