Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2011
68.6% pass rate
from 63,000 tests in 2017
(28% 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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0032% fail on Switch
      • 0.0016% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Individual lamps (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (63% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Switch
        • 0.0016% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.28% fail on Horn (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0048% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0079% fail on Rear reflectors (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0048% fail on Hazard warning (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Switch (88% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Location (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage condition (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Condition
      • 0.0016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0016% fail on Presence
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.090% fail on Rear
      • 0.081% fail on Front (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front drive shafts (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Constant velocity joints (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0032% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Condition
      • 0.0063% fail on Attachment (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Front suspension joints (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0063% fail on Condition
      • 0.0032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0032% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0016% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.0016% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.0016% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0016% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0016% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0016% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.079% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0048% fail on Bonnet (91% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (12% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Valve stem (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0063% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (95% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (14% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs (50% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0048% fail on Brake calipers (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0016% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.0016% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Front wheels (38% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Rear wheels (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (31% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake imbalance (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0095% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake (38% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Anti-slip (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components (42% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0016% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0016% fail on Pump
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0063% fail on Operation
    • 0.070% fail on ABS (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Restricted movement (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0095% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0048% fail on Cable
      • 0.0032% fail on Lever
      • 0.0016% fail on Pivot
    • 0.0032% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0016% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 0.74% fail on Steering (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Steering system (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (41% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Free play (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (70% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Steering pivot point (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0032% fail on Steering component
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.14% fail on Steering control (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Steering column (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Steering coupling (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Universal joint (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0016% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0032% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.038% fail on Steering operation (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0048% fail on Operation (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0048% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0016% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.55% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Drivers (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers other (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seats (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Body security
    • 0.0063% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0048% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0048% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0016% fail on Load security
      • 0.0016% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.51% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions
    • 0.076% fail on Fuel system (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Cap (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on System (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0032% fail on Hose
      • 0.0016% fail on Tank
    • 0.062% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.0079% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0079% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0048% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0016% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0016% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (39% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0048% fail on Passengers airbag
      • 0.0016% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0016% fail on Hubs
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