Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2010
68.2% pass rate
from 65,221 tests in 2017
(9.1% 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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
      • 0.0077% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0031% fail on Presence
    • 0.72% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0046% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Constant velocity joints (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0015% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0015% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0046% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0046% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on Condition
      • 0.0015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Front suspension joints (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Front (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Rear (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Sub-frames (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Condition
    • 0.075% fail on Tie bars/rods (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0046% fail on Condition
      • 0.0015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Swivel joints/housing (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Axle beam (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Stub axle (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on King pins
    • 0.023% fail on Bonded suspension (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0092% fail on Panhard rods (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on Condition
    • 0.0092% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0015% fail on Condition
    • 0.0046% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0031% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0015% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0031% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0015% fail on General condition
    • 0.0015% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0015% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0015% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.0015% fail on Pipes
    • 0.0015% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0015% fail on Attachment
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (9.7% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0015% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0077% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0031% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0077% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0046% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0031% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0046% fail on Switch
      • 0.0031% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (33% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Direction indicators (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Individual lamps (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on All direction indicators (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Switch
        • 0.0046% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0015% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0015% fail on Switch
    • 0.50% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Switch (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.094% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.0031% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake calipers (87% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake linings (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Brake back plates
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.28% fail on Brake imbalance (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.28% fail on ABS (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Components (61% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Hoses
        • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.029% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.048% fail on Leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Operation (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system (91% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip (51% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.089% fail on Mechanical components (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Cable (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0015% fail on Operation
      • 0.0015% fail on Components
        • 0.0015% fail on Servos
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (5.5% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Valve stem (35% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (98% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (11% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Mirrors (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Bonnet (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0015% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Cap (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on System
      • 0.0015% fail on Tank
      • 0.0015% fail on Hose
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0015% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.45% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (16% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.23% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0061% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.0031% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (22% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0077% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.28% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering system (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Steering rack (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Steering arm (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0015% fail on Free play
        • 0.0015% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0015% fail on Steering box
      • 0.0015% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering
      • 0.025% fail on Other components (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Operation
      • 0.0061% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0061% fail on Pump
      • 0.0015% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0015% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0015% fail on Rams
    • 0.014% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0092% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0046% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0031% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0015% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.0031% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.27% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (19% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Doors (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers other (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Drivers (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Seats (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers
    • 0.014% fail on Body security
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0092% fail on Load security
      • 0.0046% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0046% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0015% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0015% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0015% fail on Chassis
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2010 cars)
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