Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1995
52.2% pass rate
from 1,652 tests in 2017
(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.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Prescribed areas (49% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Component mounting (37% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Subframe mounting (96% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spring mounting (100% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (63% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.97% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Location
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (43% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (41% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (40% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.85% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front
      • 0.061% fail on Rear
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Bonded suspension (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.061% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.061% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.73% fail on Horn
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Fog lamp (79% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
      • 0.061% fail on Lamp
    • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Front wheels (73% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance (62% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.18% fail on Cylinders (4 times worse than other 1995 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.18% fail on Valves
      • 0.54% fail on Leaks
      • 0.48% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (47% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake linings (6 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.061% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
        • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Servos
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (87% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.061% fail on Cable
    • 0.061% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.061% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Cap
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
      • 0.24% fail on Hose
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Tank
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.67% fail on Mirrors (130% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres (40% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (59% worse than other 1995 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas (35% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.30% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner (21 times worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (32% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 0.91% fail on Vehicle structure (50% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Chassis (50% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (73% better than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers front
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (54% worse than other 1995 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 1995 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.061% fail on Pump
    • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.061% fail on Steering control
      • 0.061% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.061% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 0.061% fail on Towbars
    • 0.061% fail on Vehicle structure

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