Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2000
48.0% pass rate
from 15,038 tests in 2017
(5.7% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (69% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.027% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0066% fail on Switch
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Battery (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Individual lamps (55% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators (59% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Fog lamp (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Horn (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.040% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.033% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Lamp (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Switch
      • 0.0066% fail on Tell tale
  • 19% fail on Brakes (13% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 13% fail on Components (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 10% fail on Pipes (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Valves (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.066% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.033% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.027% fail on Servos
      • 0.67% fail on Leaks (54% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance (15% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (12% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (37% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Service brake performance (20% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake imbalance (30% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.027% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (39% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.060% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.013% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0066% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake control components (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Anti-slip (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement (39% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.14% fail on Cable
      • 0.013% fail on Lever
      • 0.0066% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0066% fail on Pivot
    • 0.073% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.053% fail on Components
        • 0.027% fail on Servos
        • 0.013% fail on Pipes
        • 0.013% fail on Valves
      • 0.020% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability system (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.0066% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0066% fail on Locking devices
  • 19% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (22% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Front
    • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Subframe mounting (34% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts (47% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (47% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.0066% fail on Couplings
      • 0.073% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.073% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (32% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Front suspension joints (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Trailing arms (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0066% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Radius arms (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on General condition
    • 0.013% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0066% fail on Condition
      • 0.0066% fail on Attachment
    • 0.013% fail on Axles (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0066% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0066% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0066% fail on Suspension unit
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Emissions (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust system (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Cap (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on System (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Tank (91% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers (18% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Mirrors (73% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Bonnet (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Indirect vision devices (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (8.4% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (15% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system (16% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Free play
        • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.047% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Other components
        • 0.0066% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.047% fail on Rams
      • 0.027% fail on Pipes and hoses (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pump
      • 0.0066% fail on Drive system
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.060% fail on Steering column
      • 0.040% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.013% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.086% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0066% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Requirements
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
      • 0.013% fail on Installation check
        • 0.013% fail on Belt(s)/padding (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (22% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (24% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0066% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Body condition (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Chassis (68% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mountings (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seats (38% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.080% fail on Passengers
    • 0.086% fail on Doors (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Passengers other (72% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Body security
    • 0.047% fail on Load security
      • 0.027% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.020% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.013% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.0066% fail on Hubs
  • 0.027% fail on Towbars (83% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Vehicle structure (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.0066% fail on Towbar
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