Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 1998
50.1% pass rate
from 5,483 tests in 2017
(6.7% worse than other 1998 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Position lamps (44% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps (21% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp (76% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Individual lamps (54% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters (51% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.036% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.036% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.77% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.091% fail on Lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.073% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension (8.2% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Prescribed areas (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Component mounting (45% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (90% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Condition (83% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front (65% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Suspension arms (76% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Condition
      • 0.073% fail on Linkage condition (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (98% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front drive shafts (83% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (58% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Front suspension joints (62% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.18% fail on Axle beam (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut (76% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Condition (76% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (19% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (57% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system (43% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Cap
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.091% fail on Pipe
      • 0.036% fail on System (85% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Hose
  • 13% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (36% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels (30% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (57% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (72% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.018% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (23% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Components (21% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.75% fail on Pipes (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks (59% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical components (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Cable (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (25% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs (72% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.69% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Fitment
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.073% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.073% fail on Pedal
        • 0.055% fail on Condition
        • 0.018% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.055% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.036% fail on Leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Components
        • 0.018% fail on Servos
    • 0.036% fail on ABS (97% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (16% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Washers (81% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.073% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.018% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (15% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Size/type (98% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts (33% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Prescribed areas (37% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 0.27% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (89% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner (19 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.44% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.16% fail on Doors (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Drivers
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers front (75% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers other (89% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Body security
    • 0.036% fail on Load security
      • 0.018% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.018% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.036% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.018% fail on Speedometer
  • 3.4% fail on Steering (23% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system (18% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (34% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Free play
        • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.018% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering (55% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Other components
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
      • 0.036% fail on Pipes and hoses (83% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Rams
      • 0.018% fail on Drive system
      • 0.018% fail on Pump
    • 0.091% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.055% fail on Steering control
      • 0.018% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.018% fail on Steering column
      • 0.018% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.018% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.036% fail on Attachment (86% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 0.073% fail on Towbars
    • 0.073% fail on Vehicle structure

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