Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1989
74.6% pass rate
from 126 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.79% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.6% fail on Front drive shafts (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (180% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.79% fail on Rear
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.79% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Components
        • 0.79% fail on Pipes
    • 0.79% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% better than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.79% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.79% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps
  • 7.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 5.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis
    • 0.79% fail on Doors
      • 0.79% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.79% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.79% fail on Seats
      • 0.79% fail on Passengers
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.79% fail on Hose
    • 0.79% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.79% fail on Wipers

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