Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1995
56.6% pass rate
from 1,052 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 1995 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 1995 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.095% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.9% fail on Springs (190% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Mounting (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.095% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.67% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.48% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.095% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.19% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.67% fail on Horn
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
        • 0.095% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.095% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.095% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.095% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.095% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.095% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.38% fail on Pipe
      • 0.29% fail on Hose
      • 0.095% fail on Tank
      • 0.095% fail on System
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.095% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.67% fail on Body
      • 0.48% fail on Panel
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
    • 0.095% fail on Towbar
      • 0.095% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.095% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.095% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.095% fail on Doors
      • 0.095% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition
    • 0.095% fail on Floor
    • 0.095% fail on Undertray
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (57% worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 1995 cars)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.095% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt
          • 0.38% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.095% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.57% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.57% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.19% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.095% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.095% fail on Linkage
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.19% fail on Master cylinder (9 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
    • 0.29% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.19% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.095% fail on Other components
    • 0.19% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.095% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.095% fail on Leaks
    • 0.095% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.095% fail on Lever
    • 0.095% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility (34% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Washers (46% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.76% fail on View to rear (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.095% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.095% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.095% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (93% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 5.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (44% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts (55% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas (59% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.19% fail on Pre-tensioners (20 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.095% fail on Airbags
      • 0.095% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.095% fail on Operation
      • 0.095% fail on Pump
      • 0.095% fail on Rams
    • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Steering column
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment

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