Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.5% pass rate
from 42,438 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (70% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.0071% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0024% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (37% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp (32% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0047% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0024% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0024% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0024% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0024% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (54% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Individual lamps (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Switch
        • 0.0047% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Horn (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Battery
    • 0.014% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0071% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (79% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0071% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.031% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0071% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.50% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.066% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.057% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0047% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0047% fail on Condition
    • 0.094% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.075% fail on Components
        • 0.042% fail on Hoses
        • 0.026% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0071% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0094% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0047% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0047% fail on Operation
    • 0.078% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.038% fail on Parking brake (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0047% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0024% fail on Lever
      • 0.0024% fail on Cable
    • 0.0024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0024% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0024% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (13% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (57% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.047% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0024% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Cap (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on System
    • 0.066% fail on Exhaust system (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Emissions
    • 0.024% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.92% fail on Suspension
    • 0.53% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Location
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers (35% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0094% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0047% fail on Condition
    • 0.042% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Front drive shafts (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0024% fail on Couplings
    • 0.024% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.019% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Front (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Rear
    • 0.014% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0047% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0047% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0047% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0024% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0024% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0024% fail on Condition
    • 0.0024% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0024% fail on Condition
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.0071% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0071% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0024% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0024% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.052% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (48% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (41% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Body condition
    • 0.064% fail on Seats (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers
    • 0.024% fail on Doors
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.0024% fail on Load security
      • 0.0024% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.092% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.064% fail on Attachment
    • 0.028% fail on Condition
  • 0.040% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering system (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0024% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.012% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0071% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0047% fail on Other components
    • 0.0071% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0024% fail on Steering shaft
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