Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1999
48.3% pass rate
from 9,181 tests in 2017
(5.9% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamps (91% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Headlamp (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Switch
      • 0.076% fail on Dipswitch (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.022% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (24% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps (22% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (43% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (23% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (22% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Switch
        • 0.022% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.0% fail on Battery (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Fog lamp (51% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Horn (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.065% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.054% fail on Hazard warning (81% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Switch (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 10% fail on Pipes (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses (35% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.011% fail on Servos
      • 0.83% fail on Leaks (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Operation
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance (15% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels (34% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.054% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (34% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.054% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.022% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake (54% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake control components (63% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal (63% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Anti-slip (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on ABS (75% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.22% fail on Cable
      • 0.033% fail on Lever
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.054% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.033% fail on Components
        • 0.022% fail on Pipes
        • 0.011% fail on Servos
      • 0.033% fail on Leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 19% fail on Suspension (11% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (36% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition (49% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas (31% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Component mounting (33% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Subframe mounting (26% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (20% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (71% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Front
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts (70% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (70% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Couplings
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension joints (77% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (92% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Trailing arms (58% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.044% fail on Axles
      • 0.033% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.011% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.011% fail on General condition
    • 0.011% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (55% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system (55% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.54% fail on Cap (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.17% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.033% fail on Tank (78% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers (17% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Washers (22% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.022% fail on Bonnet (87% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end (63% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.044% fail on Free play
        • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end (78% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
        • 0.022% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.076% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.044% fail on Rams
    • 0.19% fail on Steering control (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Steering wheel (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Steering column
      • 0.022% fail on Steering shaft (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.065% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (46% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (21% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (24% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (30% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition (23% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Vehicle structure (51% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Chassis (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers other (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers front (81% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Body security
    • 0.065% fail on Load security
      • 0.033% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.022% fail on Access panel
      • 0.011% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.022% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.011% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 0.065% fail on Towbars (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Vehicle structure (64% better than other 1999 cars)

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