Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2005
44.3% pass rate
from 42,388 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (95% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.059% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.1% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Coil springs (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0047% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0047% fail on Spring saddle
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Ball joint (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.34% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0024% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (76% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.064% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0094% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0071% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Axles (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Axle (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0024% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0024% fail on Suspension unit
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0047% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Switch
      • 0.0071% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0071% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Side repeaters (23% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0047% fail on Switch
      • 0.0024% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0024% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (13% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp (12% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on All position lamps (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Horn (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Hazard warning (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Switch (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.019% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.012% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0024% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0024% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0024% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0024% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 20% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.0024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0094% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.094% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.024% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0024% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.038% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.0024% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0024% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0024% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (19% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Lever
        • 0.014% fail on Linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0047% fail on Brake slack adjuster
        • 0.0024% fail on Rod
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (11% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (11% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.73% fail on Parking brake control (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Lever (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Electronic stability control (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Brake fluid (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Valves
      • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0071% fail on Servos
      • 0.0071% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.014% fail on Servos
      • 0.0094% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0047% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0071% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.0024% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.0047% fail on Other components (79% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 13% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Flexible couplings (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.57% fail on Prop shafts (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Belts
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on System (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Hose (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Tank (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Panel
      • 0.017% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0071% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.097% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's door (41% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0024% fail on Catch
      • 0.035% fail on Other passenger's door (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.068% fail on Integral vehicle structure (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.0024% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.054% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.014% fail on Bracket
    • 0.050% fail on Chassis (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Chassis condition (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.024% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.017% fail on Other boot lid component (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Undertray (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0047% fail on Spare wheel (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0047% fail on Load security
      • 0.0024% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0024% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.0024% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0047% fail on Floor
    • 0.0024% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0024% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0024% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 11% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0047% fail on Window
    • 0.054% fail on Bonnet (71% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0024% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0071% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0047% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0047% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.0024% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.55% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0047% fail on Emission control equipment (81% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.0024% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0024% fail on Oxygen sensor
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Other leaks (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.012% fail on Noise suppression (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0047% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 7.8% fail on Steering (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.045% fail on Steering arm (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Other components (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
      • 0.024% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0071% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0024% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0024% fail on Components
    • 0.51% fail on Steering play (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Steering gear (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Steering box
    • 0.10% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Universal joint (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Steering wheel (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Power steering (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Operation (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Other components (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Electronic power steering (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering shaft (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0024% fail on Steering lock
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0071% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.024% fail on Airbags (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag (57% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.66% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.0047% fail on Hubs
  • 0.019% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.014% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0047% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0071% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0047% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0024% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0024% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.0024% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0024% fail on Passenger grab handles

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