Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 1996
53.3% pass rate
from 1,034 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 1996 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.68% fail on Dipswitch (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.77% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
  • 17% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wheel bearings (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (200% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.77% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.097% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.097% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Visibility (78% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.48% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.097% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis condition (96% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.97% fail on Transmission (69% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Drive shafts (64% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Joints (64% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.097% fail on Hose
      • 0.097% fail on Pipe
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.097% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Panel
      • 0.097% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.19% fail on Cabs
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.097% fail on Floor
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (38% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.097% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.48% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.097% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.1% fail on Load sensing valves (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Rigid brake pipes (76% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.48% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.48% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.097% fail on Pedal
      • 0.097% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.097% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (90% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.097% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.097% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.19% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.097% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.097% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.77% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (56% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (64% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (39% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.39% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering gear (85% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.097% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.097% fail on Other components
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.19% fail on Speedometer

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