Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 1996
56.2% pass rate
from 673 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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp (36% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (63% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (64% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (25% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Electrical equipment (6.0% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Horn (46% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Switch (160% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (59% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (59% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Side repeaters (7.3% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.30% fail on Hazard warning (94% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Switch (94% worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 16% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (99% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wheel bearings (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Mounting (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover (37% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Suspension arm (35% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Sub-frames (24% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (11% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (91% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Axles
      • 0.15% fail on Axle
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 11% fail on Visibility (67% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (26% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on View to rear (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (5.6% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system (49% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (22% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (23% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis (37% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition (39% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (58% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Joints (62% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
      • 0.15% fail on Belts
    • 0.74% fail on Floor (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Body (12% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Other body component (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Panel
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system (36% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (33% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.45% fail on Seats (13% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's seat (13% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat (77% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers (31% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Doors (45% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Catch
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
  • 10.0% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Brake performance (4.7% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (29% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (33% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (9.7% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (0.41% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (4.0% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (17% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (11% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (40% better than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance (32% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested (24% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (5.2% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Cable (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Load sensing valves (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Lever (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Rigid brake pipes (82% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (58% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.15% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (6.2% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (13% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition (23% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (16% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Emissions not tested (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emission control equipment (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.15% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.15% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.45% fail on Compression ignition (42% better than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.15% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.45% fail on Fluid leaks (39% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks (18% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (75% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (65% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition (14% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (33% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (6.9% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (33% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
        • 0.15% fail on Steering component
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle (15% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates (14% better than other 1996 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels (16% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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