Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2005
43.5% pass rate
from 51,827 tests in 2017
(26% 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.

  • 35% fail on Suspension (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 15% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 14% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 14% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Couplings (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.26% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0019% fail on Universal joint
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms (7.3% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9.8% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
      • 0.058% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (17% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Rear
      • 0.42% fail on Front (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Tie bars/rods (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0019% fail on Condition
      • 0.0019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Component mounting (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Subframe mounting (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Radius arms (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Trailing arms (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.0096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.0039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.025% fail on Axles
      • 0.023% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0019% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.019% fail on Torsion bars (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0096% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0096% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0077% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0058% fail on General condition
    • 0.0019% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (56% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0058% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0039% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
      • 0.0096% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0077% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0019% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0077% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (18% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps (11% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Rear lamps (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0039% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Tell tale (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters (15% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on All direction indicators (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Switch
        • 0.0058% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.5% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Horn
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Switch (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 20% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.037% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0019% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 5.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Components (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Hoses (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Cylinders (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.012% fail on Servos
        • 0.0019% fail on Valves
      • 0.26% fail on Leaks
      • 0.068% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.033% fail on Operation (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.052% fail on Wheel cylinder (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake drums (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake calipers (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical components (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Cable (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Lever (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Pivot
      • 0.0019% fail on Linkage
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Fitment
    • 0.43% fail on ABS (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.054% fail on Condition
      • 0.0039% fail on Pedal linkage (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Cable (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.023% fail on Components
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0096% fail on Servos
        • 0.0019% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0019% fail on Operation
      • 0.0019% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.0077% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0058% fail on Electronic stability system (97% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0039% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0039% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 12% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Windscreen (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Mirrors (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0039% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Emissions (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Cap (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hose
      • 0.0039% fail on Tank (96% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.2% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Steering rack (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Steering arm (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end (97% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other components (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Steering pivot point (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0019% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0019% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.21% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0019% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.068% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering shaft (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0058% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Power steering (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Electronic power steering (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0019% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices (65% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.93% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0019% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Installation check
        • 0.012% fail on Belt(s)/padding (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.90% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seats (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Drivers
    • 0.20% fail on Doors (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers other (81% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.050% fail on Body security
    • 0.023% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0077% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.0019% fail on Access panel
    • 0.021% fail on Vehicle structure (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Chassis (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.0019% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0019% fail on Towbar

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