Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1994
59.8% pass rate
from 637 tests in 2020
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Springs (190% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Mounting
      • 0.78% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Sub-frame (6 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.94% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (56% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.94% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.94% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (81% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (85% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.47% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.6% fail on Joints
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Pipe
      • 0.47% fail on Hose
      • 0.31% fail on Tank
      • 0.31% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.78% fail on Seats
      • 0.47% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.47% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Other body component
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Bracket
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (74% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.47% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.47% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Linkage
    • 0.63% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.47% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.31% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Servos
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.16% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.16% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.31% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.94% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Seat belts (77% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (85% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.47% fail on Pre-tensioners (32 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (58% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (100% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates

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