Vauxhall Astra GTC MOT Results

Registered in 2012
71.1% pass rate
from 7,737 tests in 2020
(9.9% 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.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.45% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (53% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.090% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.039% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Axle
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (89% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.78% fail on Rbt
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.57% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (99% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.078% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.026% fail on Lever (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.078% fail on Pedal
      • 0.013% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.065% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.065% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.065% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.052% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.026% fail on Rigid brake pipes (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (42% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.85% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.10% fail on Horn
      • 0.039% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (90% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Individual direction indicators (91% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on View to rear
      • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (49% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.039% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.81% fail on Compression ignition (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.078% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.026% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.013% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.013% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.013% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 0.83% fail on Body, chassis, structure (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Body
      • 0.078% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Panel
    • 0.065% fail on Doors
      • 0.052% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.052% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.013% fail on Hinge
    • 0.052% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.026% fail on Undertray
    • 0.013% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.013% fail on Strengthening plate
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.052% fail on Seat belts (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.013% fail on Airbags
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.039% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Hubs
  • 0.17% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Steering linkage components (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.039% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.039% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.013% fail on Power steering
      • 0.013% fail on Rams
    • 0.013% fail on Steering column

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