Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2003
43.5% pass rate
from 47,696 tests in 2017
(16% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Suspension (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Couplings (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.21% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Universal joint
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.096% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Rear (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Front (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.76% fail on Shock absorbers (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Tie bars/rods (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.0063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Subframe mounting (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Spring mounting (65% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Axles
      • 0.031% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0042% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.031% fail on Trailing arms (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Radius arms (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.0021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0084% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0063% fail on General condition
    • 0.0042% fail on Fluid suspension (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0042% fail on Torque/reaction arms (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0021% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.0021% fail on Condition
    • 0.0021% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0021% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0021% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0021% fail on Attachment
  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps (9.0% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front lamps (8.1% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear lamps (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp (5.4% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (88% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Headlamp levelling device (83% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.010% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.010% fail on Switch (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.073% fail on Tell tales (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0063% fail on Switch
        • 0.0021% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.3% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tell tale (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Horn (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.078% fail on Hazard warning (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Switch (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Lamp (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.059% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0042% fail on Trailer electrical socket (84% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 21% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Rear wheels (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.034% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0021% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (8.2% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Components (7.0% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes (6.5% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Valves (62% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Cylinders (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs (42% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Servos
        • 0.0021% fail on Pump
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Operation (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (17% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.044% fail on Wheel cylinder (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake calipers (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.019% fail on Brake drums (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical components (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0042% fail on Lever
      • 0.0042% fail on Pivot
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Fitment (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Anti-slip (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on ABS (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.042% fail on Components
        • 0.021% fail on Servos
        • 0.019% fail on Pipes (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0021% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0021% fail on Valves
      • 0.010% fail on Operation
      • 0.0063% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0063% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0084% fail on Electronic stability system (96% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Windscreen (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Mirrors (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Bonnet (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0084% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 11% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth (11% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Size/type (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (65% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on System (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Cap (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Hose (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Tank (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 9.7% fail on Steering (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Steering system (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Free play (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Steering pivot point (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0042% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0021% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.45% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering coupling (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Universal joint (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Flexible coupling (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Steering wheel (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Steering shaft (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Power steering (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Operation (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Electronic power steering (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Other components (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0021% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0021% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0021% fail on Pump
      • 0.0021% fail on Rams
    • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0021% fail on Rear wheel steering
      • 0.0021% fail on Operation
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0042% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0042% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.35% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0021% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0021% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Body condition (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seats (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Drivers (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers front (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Passengers other (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers (74% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.075% fail on Vehicle structure (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Chassis (80% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Body security
    • 0.027% fail on Load security
      • 0.013% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.010% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0021% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0021% fail on Dropside
    • 0.010% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition

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