Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.9% pass rate
from 83,678 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Springs (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Mounting (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0012% fail on Spring saddle
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Shock absorbers (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (16% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0036% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pins and bushes (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.076% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0084% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0048% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.018% fail on Axles (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Axle
    • 0.0060% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Suspension unit
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (66% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0024% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0012% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (58% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (8.8% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp (8.7% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0024% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.77% fail on Electrical equipment (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Battery(ies) (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
      • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0024% fail on Trailer electrical socket (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
      • 0.0072% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0036% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0036% fail on Front fog lamp switch (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0084% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0024% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.0072% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0024% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0060% fail on Hazard warning (75% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Switch (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0012% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0012% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Washers (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.29% fail on View to rear (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet (81% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (8.7% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.0024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.066% fail on Plate brake tester (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0096% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0096% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0084% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0012% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0012% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (65% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (61% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0084% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0072% fail on Plate brake tester (70% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.0048% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0024% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Brake performance not tested (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (19% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0012% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.091% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (33% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Cable (52% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0096% fail on Servos
      • 0.0024% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0024% fail on Valves
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic stability control (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Lever (33% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses (23% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.053% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Other components
      • 0.0024% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.014% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
      • 0.0012% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0012% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0012% fail on Attachment
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition (75% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.029% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0096% fail on Other emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.0048% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0036% fail on NOx sensor
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (41% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (74% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Emissions not tested (28% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0084% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0072% fail on Emission control equipment (71% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.0048% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0012% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0012% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0012% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0072% fail on Transmission oil leaks (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0072% fail on Undertray (67% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (8.9% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (7.4% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (7.2% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (48% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Drive shaft (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.033% fail on Prop shafts (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Joints (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Belts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Chains
    • 0.65% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0072% fail on Catch
        • 0.0024% fail on Hinge
      • 0.27% fail on Front passenger's door (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0024% fail on Catch
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Bumpers (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame condition (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Pipe
      • 0.023% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on System (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Tank (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Hose (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.075% fail on Other body component
      • 0.043% fail on Panel
      • 0.0012% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.0012% fail on Pillar
    • 0.043% fail on Chassis
      • 0.042% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.014% fail on Bracket
    • 0.022% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.018% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0036% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0036% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0024% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0024% fail on Spare wheel (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0012% fail on Load security
      • 0.0012% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0012% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0012% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Steering linkage components (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Track rod end (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Other components
        • 0.0036% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0024% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0036% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0036% fail on Locking devices (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0024% fail on Operation
      • 0.0012% fail on Steering box
    • 0.042% fail on Steering play (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Other components (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Pipes and hoses (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Rams
      • 0.0012% fail on Pump
    • 0.018% fail on Steering column (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Electronic power steering (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0072% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.98% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Seat belts (15% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.072% fail on Prescribed areas (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0048% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.47% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Airbags
      • 0.039% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0036% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0024% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment (22% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.057% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Speedometer (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0012% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0012% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.0084% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0048% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0036% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0024% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0024% fail on Doors
      • 0.0024% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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