Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2014
76.6% pass rate
from 48,742 tests in 2020
(23% 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.

  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Springs (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Coil springs (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Coil spring (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0021% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0021% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.30% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pins and bushes (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0041% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0021% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0021% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0021% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.018% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0062% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0021% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.016% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0082% fail on Suspension rod (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0041% fail on Axles
      • 0.0021% fail on Axle
      • 0.0021% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0041% fail on Macpherson strut (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0041% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0021% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (13% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.68% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0062% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0041% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (94% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Position lamps (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Position lamp (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.049% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.076% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.072% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0041% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.057% fail on Electrical equipment (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Horn (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0041% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0021% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.041% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.039% fail on Daytime running lamps (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0041% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0021% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0021% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0021% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0021% fail on Switch
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Size/type
    • 0.029% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (26% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Brake linings (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs and drums (21% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Brake discs (21% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0082% fail on Cable
        • 0.0041% fail on Lever
    • 0.75% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0062% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0062% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0021% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0021% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0021% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp) (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Rbt (62% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.22% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.094% fail on Pedal (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Hand lever (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.031% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0021% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.025% fail on Parking brake control (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Lever (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.012% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0021% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0021% fail on Valves
    • 0.010% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0062% fail on Other components
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (21% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on View to rear
      • 0.033% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Fuel system (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Bumpers (70% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0041% fail on Panel
      • 0.0021% fail on Body condition
    • 0.027% fail on Doors (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.023% fail on Seats
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0041% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.018% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0021% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0021% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0021% fail on Floor
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Exhaust emissions (13% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Spark ignition (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (57% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Catalyst emissions (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0041% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0021% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (51% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.010% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0062% fail on Particulate filter (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0021% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0021% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0062% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.057% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0021% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0021% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.021% fail on Noise suppression (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0021% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Seat belts (41% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0041% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.049% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.010% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0041% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0041% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0021% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0021% fail on Operation
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