Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1993
51.0% pass rate
from 679 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 1993 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Component mounting (77% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
      • 0.44% fail on Location
    • 0.74% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Front
      • 0.29% fail on Rear
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.15% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension unit
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.44% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp (73% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Front wheels (79% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.88% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.3% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.15% fail on Valves
      • 0.59% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 0.59% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.29% fail on Cable
    • 0.29% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.15% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (30% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on System
      • 0.44% fail on Cap
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (83% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Seat belts (86% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas (98% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (42% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 0.74% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.74% fail on Chassis
    • 0.74% fail on Seats
      • 0.59% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (54% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column
  • 0.44% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.15% fail on Towbars
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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