Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2013
82.6% pass rate
from 48,773 tests in 2017
(2.6% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.3% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (19% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Rear lamps (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (11% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0021% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0021% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0021% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (29% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fog lamp (31% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.057% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.047% fail on Battery
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0021% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0021% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0021% fail on Lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (8.5% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (12% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (17% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Size/type
    • 0.025% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0062% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (97% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (41% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.018% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.74% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0041% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on ABS (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.074% fail on Components
        • 0.055% fail on Hoses
        • 0.010% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0082% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.014% fail on Leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
      • 0.0021% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.068% fail on Restricted movement (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Parking brake (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.051% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.010% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.010% fail on Cable
    • 0.0021% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (35% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.043% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0062% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Suspension (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Location
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.064% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0021% fail on Condition
    • 0.047% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Front drive shafts (79% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0021% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Rear
      • 0.014% fail on Front (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Front suspension joints (52% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0062% fail on Trailing arms (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Panhard rods (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Condition
      • 0.0021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0041% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0021% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0021% fail on Condition
    • 0.0021% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0021% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0021% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0021% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0021% fail on Component mounting
  • 1.00% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Cap (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.094% fail on Emissions
    • 0.064% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.36% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.080% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0041% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0041% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0021% fail on Anchorage's
        • 0.0021% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.068% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0021% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.084% fail on Body condition (59% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers (99% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers
    • 0.016% fail on Doors (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0082% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0021% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0021% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0021% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0021% fail on Body security
  • 0.072% fail on Road Wheels (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Attachment (44% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.068% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.023% fail on Power steering
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0041% fail on Operation
      • 0.0041% fail on Other components
    • 0.010% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0062% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0021% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0021% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0021% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0021% fail on Locking devices
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