Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 1997
50.2% pass rate
from 3,828 tests in 2017
(9.5% worse than other 1997 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps (58% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps (34% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp (19% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (71% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
      • 0.078% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.026% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Switch
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Individual lamps (54% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters (48% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
        • 0.078% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
      • 0.026% fail on Lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.026% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Prescribed areas (45% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Component mounting (39% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front (71% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (96% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (98% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition (62% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Front suspension joints (56% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front drive shafts (91% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Constant velocity joints (91% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms (65% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Axles
      • 0.10% fail on Axle beam (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes (17% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance (25% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance (79% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.052% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses
        • 1.7% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pipes (70% better than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.026% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical components (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components (29% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Fitment
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.24% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.078% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.078% fail on Pedal
        • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.052% fail on Components
        • 0.026% fail on Servos
        • 0.026% fail on Valves
      • 0.026% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.026% fail on ABS
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (46% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system (55% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.078% fail on Tank
      • 0.026% fail on System
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Washers (89% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.65% fail on Mirrors (70% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.4% fail on Seat belts (38% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Prescribed areas (46% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements
    • 0.052% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (95% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.026% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.55% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (64% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers other (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.026% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (57% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Steering rack (50% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.078% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.052% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Pump
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Towbars
    • 0.10% fail on Vehicle structure

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