Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2012
67.2% pass rate
from 85,453 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0035% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0035% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (24% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (24% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Individual direction indicators (11% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0059% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment (83% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Horn (90% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0035% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (33% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on Switch
      • 0.0023% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0023% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0035% fail on Hazard warning (93% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0035% fail on Switch (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0012% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0012% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0012% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0012% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Springs (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0012% fail on Spring saddle
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (28% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint dust cover (26% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0059% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Suspension arm (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (21% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Sub-frames (84% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.046% fail on Other suspension component (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0059% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0070% fail on Suspension rods (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0023% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0059% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0047% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0047% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0012% fail on Axles
      • 0.0012% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0012% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0035% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0035% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0059% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.0023% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0082% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0047% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0023% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0059% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0059% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.039% fail on Brake performance not tested (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (13% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (23% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (23% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0012% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.029% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.022% fail on Lever
        • 0.0059% fail on Cable (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0012% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0012% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Lever (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (81% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0047% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0035% fail on Servos
      • 0.0012% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0012% fail on Valves
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0047% fail on Electronic stability control (96% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (61% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.032% fail on Rigid brake pipes (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0012% fail on Operation
    • 0.0035% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0035% fail on Other components
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (10% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view (40% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on View to rear
      • 0.071% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.060% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.060% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.0047% fail on Bonnet (90% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0035% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (75% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Catalytic converter (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0012% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0035% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.44% fail on Compression ignition (18% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.013% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0082% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0047% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0035% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0023% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0012% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0012% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0047% fail on Noise suppression (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0035% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0012% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system (17% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Doors (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Driver's door (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Door condition (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0012% fail on Catch
      • 0.011% fail on Other passenger's door (68% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Door condition (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0023% fail on Catch
    • 0.17% fail on Transmission (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Prop shafts (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0012% fail on Chains
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Driver's seat (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Fuel system (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pipe
      • 0.012% fail on Tank
      • 0.012% fail on System
      • 0.0023% fail on Hose
    • 0.042% fail on Body
      • 0.022% fail on Other body component (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
      • 0.0035% fail on Mounting fixings (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0023% fail on Body condition
    • 0.012% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0094% fail on Undertray (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0047% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0047% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0059% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0059% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0047% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0047% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0035% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0023% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0023% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0012% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.0012% fail on Carrier
  • 0.48% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering linkage components (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0035% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0035% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0023% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0012% fail on Other components
        • 0.0012% fail on Steering component
    • 0.062% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0023% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Steering play
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0094% fail on Power steering (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Operation
    • 0.0094% fail on Steering coupling (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0059% fail on Electronic power steering (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0012% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.41% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (21% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0070% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0035% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0023% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0094% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0023% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.30% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0023% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0012% fail on Hubs
  • 0.0047% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0035% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0012% fail on Anchorages
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