Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1994
53.3% pass rate
from 991 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 1994 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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (73% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Component mounting (56% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Subframe mounting (130% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms (59% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Location
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.40% fail on Rear
      • 0.30% fail on Front
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 1994 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.91% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Fog lamp (78% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.10% fail on Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.5% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.40% fail on Valves
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.10% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.71% fail on Leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 0.71% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
    • 0.10% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.10% fail on Components
        • 0.10% fail on Servos
    • 0.10% fail on ABS
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.4% fail on Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Cap
      • 0.50% fail on System
      • 0.20% fail on Hose
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (85% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Seat belts (88% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.71% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.61% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Seats
      • 0.71% fail on Drivers
      • 0.40% fail on Passengers
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.20% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.10% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.10% fail on Body security
  • 4.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (45% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Pump (9 times worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
    • 0.20% fail on Steering control
      • 0.10% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.10% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.20% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.10% fail on Towbars
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle structure

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