Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1990
74.3% pass rate
from 144 tests in 2020
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.8% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.69% fail on Switch
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt
          • 0.69% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.69% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.69% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.69% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.69% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.69% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.69% fail on View to rear
      • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Hose (9 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.69% fail on Transmission
      • 0.69% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.69% fail on Joints
    • 0.69% fail on Body
      • 0.69% fail on Body condition
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.69% fail on Springs
      • 0.69% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.69% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 0.69% fail on Tyres
    • 0.69% fail on Tread depth

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