Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2008
55.0% pass rate
from 77,362 tests in 2017
(22% 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.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Stop lamp (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Headlamp levelling device (86% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0052% fail on Switch
      • 0.0039% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (94% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps (20% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps (77% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0013% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
        • 0.0013% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0013% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0013% fail on Switch
    • 0.44% fail on Battery (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp (14% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.010% fail on Tell tale (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Switch (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0090% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0065% fail on Switch (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Tell tale
  • 23% fail on Suspension (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 12% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Location (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage condition (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Presence
    • 4.7% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Front drive shafts (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Constant velocity joints (65% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Couplings
      • 0.012% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shafts (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Attachment (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Tie bars/rods (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Condition
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Front suspension joints (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Prescribed areas (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Component mounting (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.018% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0052% fail on Radius arms (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0052% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0039% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0026% fail on General condition
    • 0.0026% fail on Trailing arms (99% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (99% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0013% fail on Axles
      • 0.0013% fail on Axle beam
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors (91% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Bonnet (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (10% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (5.2% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Valve stem (37% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (90% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (5.8% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear wheels (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.025% fail on Brake performance not tested (54% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components (14% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.056% fail on Brake calipers (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0052% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Fitment
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Components (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses (38% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Pipes (96% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.013% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0026% fail on Servos
      • 0.037% fail on Leaks (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Mechanical components (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Cable (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 0.043% fail on Restricted movement (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.010% fail on Components
        • 0.0078% fail on Servos
        • 0.0013% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0013% fail on Pump/compressors
      • 0.0065% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0065% fail on Electronic stability system (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0039% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0013% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0013% fail on Condition
  • 2.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (8.6% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on System (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Cap (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0052% fail on Tank (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Hose
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers front (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Passengers other (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Drivers
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Body security (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.027% fail on Chassis
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.0065% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0052% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0013% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (14% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment (80% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0026% fail on Belt(s)/padding
        • 0.0013% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0039% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.0013% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (52% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering system (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Free play
        • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering arm (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0039% fail on Other components
        • 0.0039% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.025% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.021% fail on Steering control
      • 0.013% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0052% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0052% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0026% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0013% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Operation (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0065% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0026% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0013% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0013% fail on Other components
    • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.0013% fail on Hubs
  • 0.0013% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0013% fail on Towbar
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