Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.8% pass rate
from 4,098 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp levelling device (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.71% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.44% fail on Horn
      • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.073% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.049% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.049% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Coil spring (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Mounting (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.41% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.098% fail on Pins and bushes (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component (60% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.049% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.049% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.024% fail on Axles
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Transmission (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Drive shafts (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (35% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.024% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.66% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.098% fail on Hose
    • 0.44% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.27% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.098% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.098% fail on Panel
      • 0.024% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.049% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.049% fail on Doors (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
      • 0.024% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
    • 0.049% fail on Cabs
      • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.024% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.024% fail on Carrier
    • 0.024% fail on Towbar
      • 0.024% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (67% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.073% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.049% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.024% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition (58% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.024% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.024% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks (62% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 8.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.073% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.073% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.073% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (50% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (53% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.76% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.073% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.049% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Lever
      • 0.98% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake discs and drums (74% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Brake discs (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Load sensing valves (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.024% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.024% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.098% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.049% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (97% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Anti-lock braking system (96% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.049% fail on Power steering (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
    • 0.049% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.049% fail on Steering play
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.024% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.024% fail on Universal joint
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (36% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
      • 0.24% fail on Pre-tensioners (26 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Requirements
    • 0.073% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (95% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Airbags
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Attachment
  • 0.049% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.049% fail on Anchorages (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.024% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.024% fail on Speedometer

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