Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2000
49.3% pass rate
from 6,056 tests in 2020
(9.4% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device (85% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (42% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Individual direction indicators (40% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.73% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.56% fail on Horn
      • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.066% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.017% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.050% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 20% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Mounting (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joints (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Pins and bushes (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (96% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage
    • 0.74% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.46% fail on Sub-frame (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.050% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Axles
      • 0.17% fail on Axle (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.083% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.066% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Transmission (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Drive shafts (91% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Joints (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Chassis (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition (74% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (94% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tank
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.066% fail on Hose
    • 0.66% fail on Seats (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Passenger's seat (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.40% fail on Floor (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.12% fail on Panel
      • 0.033% fail on Body condition
      • 0.017% fail on Pillar
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.066% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.050% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Hinge
      • 0.033% fail on Other passenger's door (87% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Towbar
      • 0.050% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.017% fail on Bracket
    • 0.050% fail on Cabs
      • 0.050% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 10% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (24% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (20% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance (53% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (46% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (47% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Linkage
        • 0.017% fail on Rod
        • 0.017% fail on Lever
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Brake discs (54% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (54% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Load sensing valves (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Lever (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.083% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.083% fail on Valves
      • 0.033% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.083% fail on Pedal (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.099% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.099% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.050% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.033% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.017% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.050% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.050% fail on Servos
    • 0.033% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (98% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Anti-lock braking system (98% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition (57% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.050% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (90% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.48% fail on View to rear
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.033% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.033% fail on Bonnet (79% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Steering (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Power steering (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
    • 0.033% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.033% fail on Steering column
    • 0.033% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.033% fail on Universal joint
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.099% fail on Pre-tensioners (23 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (93% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Airbags
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.86% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Attachment (75% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.033% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.033% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Anchorages

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