Vauxhall Astra MOT Results

Registered in 2016
87.5% pass rate
from 59,612 tests in 2020
(4.3% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astra is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.10% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (75% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (6.7% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (7.7% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (8.3% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.54% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0034% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (95% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.51% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Position lamps (48% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp (50% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (47% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0067% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0017% fail on Switch
    • 0.086% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.074% fail on Horn (52% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0034% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0017% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.075% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (49% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0050% fail on Switch
    • 0.062% fail on Reversing lamps (59% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0034% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.029% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0050% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0034% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0034% fail on Switch
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.19% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.010% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0084% fail on Cable
        • 0.0017% fail on Linkage
    • 0.33% fail on Brake performance (23% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (25% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0017% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0017% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.084% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.082% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.052% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0017% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0084% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0067% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.049% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0017% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.047% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.018% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.012% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0034% fail on Master cylinder (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Valves (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.010% fail on Parking brake control (90% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.0034% fail on Lever (96% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0034% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0034% fail on Other components
  • 1.9% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Wipers (71% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.065% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.054% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.027% fail on View to rear
      • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0017% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.66% fail on Suspension
    • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0017% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0017% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension arms (78% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.069% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.012% fail on Springs (92% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Coil springs (92% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Coil spring (92% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0067% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0017% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0067% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0034% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0050% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0017% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0034% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0017% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0017% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 0.64% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering column (37 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel (29 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.065% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.0067% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0050% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0017% fail on Operation
    • 0.0050% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0050% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0050% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0034% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0017% fail on Operation
  • 0.41% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.099% fail on Joints (41% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0067% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0067% fail on Joints
      • 0.0017% fail on Belts
    • 0.081% fail on Body (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Other body component (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Panel
    • 0.079% fail on Fuel system (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0017% fail on Tank
    • 0.059% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.042% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Doors
      • 0.012% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0067% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0050% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0017% fail on Catch
      • 0.0034% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0034% fail on Door condition
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0017% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0050% fail on Integral vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0050% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0034% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0034% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0017% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0017% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0017% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0017% fail on Towbar condition
  • 0.36% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.22% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0050% fail on Non catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0017% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.091% fail on Compression ignition (49% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (39% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0050% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.060% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Engine oil leaks (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0017% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0017% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0017% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0017% fail on Undertray
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Seat belts (46% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0034% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0017% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.042% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0017% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle (53% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0017% fail on Vehicle Identification Number

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