Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2016
77.9% pass rate
from 76,085 tests in 2020
(53% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Corsa is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Visibility (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 11% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Driver's view (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on View to rear (16% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Mirrors (15% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.041% fail on Condition of glass (32% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Windscreen (34% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Window
    • 0.0013% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (57% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (8.8% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (5.0% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (4.7% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings (48% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums (17% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Brake discs (17% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (85% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Cable (4.1% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Linkage
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (75% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance (74% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (19% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance (86% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Parking brake performance (39% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Rbt (37% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.063% fail on Parking brake performance (11% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0053% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Decelerometer (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0053% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake performance not tested (44% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Anti-lock braking system (55% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.045% fail on Flexible brake hoses (50% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake fluid (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Valves
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (66% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.014% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0053% fail on Rigid brake pipes (71% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.0013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres (16% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (7.1% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Size/type (18% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (16% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps (18% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Headlamp levelling device (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (18% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Electrical equipment (14% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Horn (46% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Electrical wiring (10% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Battery(ies) (55% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.088% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (41% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Reversing lamps (38% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Reversing lamps (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Position lamps (16% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Position lamp (8.1% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Switch
    • 0.0066% fail on Rear reflectors (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0013% fail on Switch
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension (92% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Springs (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0066% fail on Mounting (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Shock absorbers (55% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Ball joint (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover (15% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Suspension arm (15% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.063% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (9.8% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage ball joints (78% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Linkage (27% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0066% fail on Ball joint (56% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.0079% fail on Other suspension component (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Pins and bushes (26% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Ball joint (56% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0053% fail on Sub-frames (85% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Axles
      • 0.0013% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 0.91% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust emissions (57% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Spark ignition (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions (28% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Emission control equipment (90% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0053% fail on Catalytic converter (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Emissions not tested (66% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0026% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (31% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0013% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid leaks (31% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Engine oil leaks (38% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Other leaks (16% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (15% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition (15% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Requirements (1.8% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Attachment (36% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0013% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0013% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Body (43% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Other body component (55% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Panel (0.20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Transmission (67% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Joints (67% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Prop shafts (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Joints (23% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Bumpers (63% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Fuel system (17% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (17% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Pipe (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Seats (46% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's seat (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Passenger's seat (7.3% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Doors (24% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Other passenger's door (5.7% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition (1.2% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Front passenger's door (33% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0039% fail on Door condition (48% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Catch
      • 0.0026% fail on Driver's door (57% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0013% fail on Catch
    • 0.0066% fail on Engine mounting (42% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Engine mounting condition (13% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Bracket (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Chassis (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Chassis condition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Boot lid (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0013% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0013% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0013% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0013% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0013% fail on Load security
      • 0.0013% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0013% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.0013% fail on Undertray
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (19% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (12% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (6.9% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0026% fail on Steering arm (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.016% fail on Steering gear (11% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack (13% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0013% fail on Operation
    • 0.0039% fail on Steering play (7.2% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0039% fail on Steering rack (7.2% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Steering column (78% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Electronic power steering (9.0% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle (33% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates (33% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.089% fail on Road Wheels (42% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Attachment (40% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.0026% fail on Seat belt installation check (16% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0026% fail on Belt(s)/padding (15% worse than other 2016 cars)
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