Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2010
63.2% pass rate
from 73,761 tests in 2020
(8.4% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0054% fail on Mounting (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0014% fail on Spring saddle
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (88% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (99% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (14% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Axle
      • 0.0041% fail on Stub axle (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (32% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0054% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.060% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0095% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (10% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (7.2% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp levelling device (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0054% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Individual direction indicators (18% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on All direction indicators (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Switch
      • 0.0014% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0014% fail on Arm
    • 0.84% fail on Electrical equipment (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies) (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0041% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Switch (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0041% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps (36% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Reversing lamp switch (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.026% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0095% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.023% fail on Daytime running lamps (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0041% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0027% fail on Hazard warning (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Switch (92% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Brake linings (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Cable (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Lever (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0081% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0014% fail on Rod
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (99% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0081% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0081% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0081% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (8.8% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0054% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (34% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp) (32% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0014% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.075% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.63% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Anti-lock braking system (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control (48% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control (28% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lever (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Electronic parking brake (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Hand lever (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Pedal (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0027% fail on Valves
      • 0.0014% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0054% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.019% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
      • 0.0014% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0014% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.0014% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0081% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0041% fail on Servos
      • 0.0027% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0014% fail on Operation
    • 0.0027% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Full power hydraulic systems (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0014% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0014% fail on Condition
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (6.8% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (9.4% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (7.9% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (22% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Mirrors (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (39% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (39% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Window
    • 0.018% fail on Bonnet (84% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pipe (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on System
      • 0.011% fail on Hose
      • 0.0027% fail on Tank (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Transmission (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.020% fail on Prop shafts (60% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Joints (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Belts
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
      • 0.0054% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0027% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.069% fail on Doors (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
      • 0.024% fail on Front passenger's door (60% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition (65% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Catch
        • 0.0014% fail on Hinge
      • 0.0081% fail on Driver's door (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Door condition (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Hinge
    • 0.047% fail on Seats (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.041% fail on Undertray
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0095% fail on Bracket
    • 0.014% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.012% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0014% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0041% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0041% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0027% fail on Integral vehicle structure (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0014% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0014% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0014% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0014% fail on Towbar condition
  • 3.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Spark ignition (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Catalyst emissions (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Non catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0068% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0054% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0027% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0014% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.94% fail on Compression ignition (22% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (21% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0027% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.46% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0095% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0041% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0027% fail on Sound deadening material (80% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (28% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0068% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0041% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0027% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.011% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0081% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0027% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.44% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0041% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0027% fail on Drag link end (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Other components
        • 0.0014% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.077% fail on Power steering
      • 0.041% fail on Other components (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.0054% fail on Rams
      • 0.0041% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0041% fail on Pump
    • 0.052% fail on Steering gear (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Operation
      • 0.0014% fail on Steering box
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0095% fail on Steering play (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0068% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0054% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0027% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0027% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0027% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0014% fail on Hubs
  • 0.0054% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0054% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0054% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0041% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0014% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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