Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 1998
54.7% pass rate
from 3,159 tests in 2020
(5.6% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (42% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (42% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.063% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.095% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.41% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.82% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (60% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.095% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.032% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.032% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.032% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Suspension (12% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.95% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.095% fail on Pins and bushes (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.66% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.60% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.095% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.063% fail on Axles
      • 0.063% fail on Axle
    • 0.032% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.032% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.032% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.032% fail on Suspension unit
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system (61% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.063% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.063% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis (49% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.51% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.095% fail on Pipe
      • 0.032% fail on Hose
    • 0.47% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Joints (86% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.032% fail on Joints
    • 0.38% fail on Floor (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.19% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.32% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
      • 0.032% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.063% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.063% fail on Carrier
    • 0.063% fail on Towbar
      • 0.063% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.063% fail on Doors (89% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition
      • 0.032% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition
    • 0.032% fail on Cabs
      • 0.032% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Visibility (42% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (80% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.032% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (42% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (66% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.76% fail on Service brake imbalance (59% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (78% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (37% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Rod
        • 0.032% fail on Linkage
        • 0.032% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs and drums (71% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Load sensing valves (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Rigid brake pipes (69% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.032% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.032% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (67% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
      • 0.063% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.095% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.063% fail on Flexible brake hoses (84% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (96% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.032% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.5% fail on Spark ignition (18% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (57% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.063% fail on Other emission control equipment (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 0.032% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.032% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.38% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.063% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (81% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.032% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.032% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Pre-tensioners (18 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (85% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Airbags
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (57% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear (73% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.095% fail on Operation
      • 0.032% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.032% fail on Rams
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
    • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Hubs
  • 0.095% fail on Seat belt installation check (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Anchorages (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.032% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.032% fail on Speedometer

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