Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2011
63.9% pass rate
from 73,195 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0082% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (96% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (15% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (15% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (66% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
      • 0.0027% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0027% fail on Arm
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment (86% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Horn (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (25% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (39% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Switch
      • 0.0055% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0055% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.029% fail on Daytime running lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0082% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0055% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0041% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0041% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Springs (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Coil springs (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Coil spring (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0014% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 4.7% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0055% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Suspension arm (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Wheel bearings (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.051% fail on Sub-frame (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.072% fail on Other suspension component (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0027% fail on Ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0096% fail on Suspension rods (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0068% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0041% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0041% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0014% fail on Axles
      • 0.0014% fail on Stub axle
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on View to rear
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0041% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.078% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.074% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0041% fail on Window
    • 0.014% fail on Bonnet (82% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Brake performance (14% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (32% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (11% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0027% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.048% fail on Plate brake tester (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0041% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.00% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0055% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0014% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.64% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp) (28% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (95% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (28% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance (32% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0068% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0041% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (26% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.044% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.022% fail on Lever
        • 0.020% fail on Cable
        • 0.0014% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Hand lever (57% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control (41% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Lever (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0027% fail on Valves
      • 0.0014% fail on Servos
      • 0.0014% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system (36% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Electronic stability control (95% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.0082% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0082% fail on Other components
      • 0.0055% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (22 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.0027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0014% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0014% fail on Servos
    • 0.0014% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (6.1% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Catalyst emissions (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Catalytic converter (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0014% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0014% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.011% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.50% fail on Compression ignition (29% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (16% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0096% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0055% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0041% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0014% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.0027% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual (22 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.27% fail on Fluid leaks (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0041% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0082% fail on Noise suppression (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0027% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (10% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Catch
      • 0.100% fail on Driver's door (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Door condition (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0027% fail on Catch
      • 0.012% fail on Other passenger's door (69% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Prop shafts (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Belts
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Driver's seat (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Body
      • 0.041% fail on Other body component
      • 0.023% fail on Panel
      • 0.0027% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0027% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.063% fail on Fuel system (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pipe
      • 0.022% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on System
      • 0.0055% fail on Hose
      • 0.0027% fail on Tank (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0041% fail on Bracket
    • 0.014% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.014% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0096% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0055% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.0041% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0027% fail on Sub-frame condition
        • 0.0014% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0068% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0068% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0055% fail on Undertray (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0027% fail on Passenger compartment
    • 0.0014% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0014% fail on Mounting fixings
  • 0.92% fail on Steering (25% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering linkage components (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
        • 0.0068% fail on Steering component (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0014% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.25% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Steering box
    • 0.14% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Operation
    • 0.055% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Flexible coupling (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Power steering (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
      • 0.0027% fail on Other components (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0027% fail on Electronic power steering (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0014% fail on Motorcycle derived steering systems
      • 0.0014% fail on Head bearings
  • 0.45% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (26% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0041% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0014% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Airbags
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0027% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0014% fail on Hubs
  • 0.0055% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0027% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0027% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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