Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.3% pass rate
from 49,129 tests in 2020
(4.9% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (9.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.68% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on All position lamps (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Headlamps (21% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0061% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (91% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.51% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0020% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.049% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0020% fail on Switch
    • 0.061% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.061% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.043% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.039% fail on Electrical equipment (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Horn (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0041% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.035% fail on Daytime running lamps (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0020% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0020% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0020% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (28% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (59% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (74% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (75% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.010% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0041% fail on Cable
        • 0.0020% fail on Lever
        • 0.0020% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0020% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0020% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0020% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (32% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.065% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.024% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0041% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0020% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Electronic stability control (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.096% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.073% fail on Pedal (63% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Hand lever (60% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Parking brake control (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Lever (46% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.043% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.012% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0081% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.0081% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0081% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0041% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0020% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0020% fail on Other components
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility (26% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (70% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.059% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.020% fail on View to rear (56% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Mirrors (54% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Springs (23% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Coil springs (23% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Coil spring (23% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0041% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0020% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.024% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0020% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0020% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0020% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.010% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0061% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0041% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0020% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.90% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on System
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.069% fail on Transmission (58% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Joints (58% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0020% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0041% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0041% fail on Joints
    • 0.057% fail on Bumpers (87% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Seats
      • 0.035% fail on Driver's seat (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.028% fail on Body
      • 0.026% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0020% fail on Panel
    • 0.018% fail on Doors
      • 0.010% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0061% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0020% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0020% fail on Catch
      • 0.0041% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0041% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0041% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0041% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0061% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0020% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0020% fail on Chassis condition
  • 0.74% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (19% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Spark ignition (58% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (97% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0020% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0020% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0020% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.22% fail on Compression ignition (26% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.041% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (66% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0041% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0020% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0020% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0020% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0020% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.043% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0020% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0020% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0020% fail on Undertray
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Seat belts (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Requirements
    • 0.067% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (42% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0020% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0020% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.063% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering linkage components (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0020% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0020% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.014% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0061% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0061% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0020% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0020% fail on Operation
  • 0.0020% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0020% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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