Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.0% pass rate
from 50,625 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Suspension (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Location
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0020% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front drive shafts (57% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Constant velocity joints (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Front suspension joints (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Front (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Rear (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Trailing arms (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Panhard rods (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Condition
      • 0.0020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.020% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0059% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0079% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0079% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0079% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0040% fail on Axles
      • 0.0040% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0020% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0020% fail on Condition
    • 0.0020% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0020% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (10% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps (13% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (23% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (19% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0040% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0020% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0020% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0020% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps (37% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on All direction indicators (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Fog lamp (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0079% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Battery
    • 0.057% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.041% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0059% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0059% fail on Hazard warning (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0020% fail on Lamp
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (10% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (9.6% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (40% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0040% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (97% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (23% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels (20% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.099% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.028% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0059% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Components (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Hoses
        • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0079% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0020% fail on Servos
      • 0.061% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0099% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Electronic parking brake (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on ABS
    • 0.085% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.059% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.040% fail on Mechanical components (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Cable (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.0059% fail on Full power hydraulic systems (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Warning (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0020% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 3.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0020% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0020% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Cap (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on System (74% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pipe (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Tank
      • 0.0079% fail on Hose
    • 0.66% fail on Exhaust system (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions
    • 0.091% fail on Emissions not tested (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (20% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.22% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.0099% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0040% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0020% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.22% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Free play
        • 0.0040% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0040% fail on Other components
        • 0.0040% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.041% fail on Steering operation (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Power steering
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0059% fail on Other components
      • 0.0040% fail on Operation (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.012% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0059% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0020% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0020% fail on Steering shaft
      • 0.0020% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0020% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0020% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.095% fail on Body condition
    • 0.045% fail on Doors (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0020% fail on Drivers
    • 0.022% fail on Body security (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0040% fail on Passengers (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0099% fail on Speedometer (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0020% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0020% fail on Chassis
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0020% fail on Halfshafts
  • 0.0020% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0020% fail on Detachable tow ball
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