Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2012
72.4% pass rate
from 72,889 tests in 2017
(32% 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.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0027% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0027% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0055% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0014% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0014% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Front lamps (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0014% fail on Switch
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators (26% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type (26% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
      • 0.0014% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0014% fail on Switch
    • 0.28% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0014% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0014% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0055% fail on Hazard warning (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Lamp (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Switch (91% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0027% fail on Bonnet (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0014% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.1% fail on Suspension (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers (81% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Fitment
    • 0.55% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.092% fail on Rear (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Front
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Condition
      • 0.0014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Front drive shafts (79% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0014% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0014% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.038% fail on Front suspension joints (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0055% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0014% fail on Condition
    • 0.0055% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0041% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0041% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0014% fail on General condition
    • 0.0014% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0014% fail on Condition
    • 0.0014% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (14% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.021% fail on Valve stem (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (91% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.44% fail on Brake discs (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake calipers (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (14% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Front wheels (45% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.012% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Anti-slip (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0014% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Pipes (72% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0014% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.0055% fail on Leaks (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Operation
      • 0.0027% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (93% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on ABS
    • 0.016% fail on Restricted movement (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0069% fail on Lever
      • 0.0014% fail on Cable
    • 0.0041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0027% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0014% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0014% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0014% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.44% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Fuel system (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Cap (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on System (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Tank
      • 0.0027% fail on Hose
    • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested (67% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Steering
    • 0.36% fail on Steering system
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0069% fail on Free play
        • 0.0069% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0069% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0027% fail on Other components
        • 0.0014% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0014% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0014% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.026% fail on Steering control (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0096% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering coupling (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0014% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.014% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0069% fail on Power steering (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Operation
      • 0.0027% fail on Electronic power steering (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0027% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.36% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (97% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Passengers other (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Body condition
    • 0.058% fail on Seats (69% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Passengers (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0069% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0069% fail on Body security
    • 0.0027% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0027% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0027% fail on Load security
      • 0.0027% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0014% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0055% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Attachment (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2012 cars)
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