Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2003
44.9% pass rate
from 32,654 tests in 2020
(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.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.1% fail on Springs (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0031% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.0031% fail on Spring saddle
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover (35% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Suspension arm (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Sub-frames (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.52% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Other suspension component (20% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint dust cover (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.046% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0092% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0092% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0031% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.073% fail on Axles (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Axle (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0092% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Suspension unit
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.021% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0092% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.055% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0031% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters (58% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Switch (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0061% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment (27% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Horn (20% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0031% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.41% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Hazard warning (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Switch (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0092% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0092% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0031% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0031% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0031% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (78% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.0092% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (96% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0092% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (15% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Lever
        • 0.018% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0061% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0031% fail on Clevis joint
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (22% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.034% fail on Brake drums
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.81% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.54% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-lock braking system (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Electronic stability control (98% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Brake fluid (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Servos
      • 0.0031% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Load sensing valves (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.046% fail on Servos
      • 0.0092% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0031% fail on Operation
      • 0.0031% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.021% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
      • 0.0031% fail on Additional braking device
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Flexible couplings (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.52% fail on Prop shafts (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Belts
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.061% fail on Hose (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Tank (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Driver's seat (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.064% fail on Panel (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0031% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Sub-frame (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Sub-frame condition (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.089% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Chassis condition (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Doors (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's door (70% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition (72% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Hinge
      • 0.021% fail on Front passenger's door (87% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Other passenger's door (93% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Engine mounting (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0061% fail on Bracket
    • 0.021% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.018% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0031% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.021% fail on Undertray (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0031% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Visibility (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on View to rear (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Mirrors (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.40% fail on Driver's view (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0031% fail on Window
    • 0.061% fail on Bonnet (63% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 9.1% fail on Steering (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Steering linkage components (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Track rod end (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drag link end (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Steering linkage (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
      • 0.064% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0061% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0061% fail on Rear wheel steering (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Components (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering play (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Steering box
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Steering rack (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Universal joint (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.086% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Steering wheel (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Power steering (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other components (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0061% fail on Electronic power steering (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.0031% fail on Steering lock
  • 8.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (6.4% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (12% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.031% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.018% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0092% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0031% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0031% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 0.72% fail on Compression ignition (44% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (66% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Emissions not tested (61% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.012% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0061% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0031% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0031% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0061% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0092% fail on Transmission oil leaks (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.028% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0092% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Size/type (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Requirements
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0092% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag (72% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0061% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Hubs
  • 0.018% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0061% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0061% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0031% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0031% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0031% fail on Speed limiter

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