Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1988
66.7% pass rate
from 81 tests in 2017
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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.2% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Horn
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Lamp
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
    • 1.2% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.2% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 4.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.7% fail on Body condition
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle Identification Number

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