Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 1999
49.7% pass rate
from 5,158 tests in 2020
(11% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp levelling device (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.019% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (27% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (24% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp (25% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (31% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.87% fail on Battery(ies) (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Horn (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.019% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.019% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (92% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.4% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.078% fail on Mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.019% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.019% fail on Anchor bracket
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings (63% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers (55% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.79% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.70% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.078% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.058% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.17% fail on Axles
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.058% fail on Axle
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (40% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (35% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (33% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% 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)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake performance not tested (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.83% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.019% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.76% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.17% fail on Cable
        • 0.058% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Load sensing valves (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.50% fail on Pedal (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.41% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Anti-lock braking system (71% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.078% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.078% fail on Valves
      • 0.019% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lever (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.019% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.019% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.019% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.019% fail on Leaks
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (80% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 10% fail on Catalyst emissions (67% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.078% fail on NOx sensor (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.019% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.097% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.078% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.85% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.76% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.078% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.058% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.039% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.019% fail on Undertray
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system (73% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.25% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on System
      • 0.039% fail on Tank
    • 0.95% fail on Transmission (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Joints (73% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.019% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.058% fail on Prop shafts (75% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Joints
    • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure (43% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (44% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.039% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.019% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.48% fail on Chassis (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Chassis condition (64% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.47% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Other body component
      • 0.21% fail on Panel
      • 0.019% fail on Body condition
    • 0.41% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.29% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Bracket
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Other passenger's door (78% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition (85% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Catch
      • 0.039% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.019% fail on Catch
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.078% fail on Towbar
      • 0.078% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.019% fail on Floor
    • 0.019% fail on Cabs
      • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.019% fail on Undertray
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility (21% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers (27% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.35% fail on Driver's view (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.019% fail on Window
    • 0.058% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering linkage components (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Track rod end (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Other components
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Rams
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Steering gear (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack (92% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Steering column
  • 3.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (23% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts (24% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (36% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.019% fail on Airbags
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (58% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Attachment (72% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.019% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.019% fail on Speedometer

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