Vauxhall Corsa MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.1% pass rate
from 78,785 tests in 2020
(14% 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.

  • 5.5% fail on Visibility (92% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.061% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.060% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0013% fail on Window
    • 0.056% fail on View to rear
      • 0.056% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0038% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (57% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0089% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs and drums (26% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Brake discs (26% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.019% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.017% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Cable
        • 0.0013% fail on Pivot
    • 0.81% fail on Brake performance (93% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (79% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0089% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 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 (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0051% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.091% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (84% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Rbt (sp) (94% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.071% fail on Parking brake performance (51% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Rbt (56% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0051% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.036% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.019% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0076% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0051% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0051% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0051% fail on Other components
    • 0.0013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0013% fail on Servos
  • 3.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (12% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (12% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps (20% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp (44% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Matched pair (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Headlamp levelling device (77% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Position lamps (45% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Position lamp (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.085% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Side repeaters (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Individual direction indicators (46% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.060% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.051% fail on Horn
      • 0.0063% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0013% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.048% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.046% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0025% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors (68% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (22% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (88% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Size/type
  • 0.90% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0025% fail on Mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.086% fail on Wheel bearings (66% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.039% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0089% fail on Linkage ball joints (72% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0038% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0013% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0013% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.024% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0025% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0051% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0051% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0025% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0025% fail on Suspension rod (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0025% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.44% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust emissions (20% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Catalyst emissions (50% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0063% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.039% fail on Compression ignition (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (86% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0038% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0013% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.013% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0076% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0038% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0013% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts (36% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0025% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (41% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0025% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Body
      • 0.042% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0089% fail on Panel
    • 0.042% fail on Seats (96% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's seat (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.036% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.029% fail on Transmission (62% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Joints (62% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0025% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0025% fail on Joints
    • 0.024% fail on Exhaust system (56% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.013% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0038% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0013% fail on Hose
      • 0.0013% fail on System
    • 0.011% fail on Doors
      • 0.0051% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0025% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0025% fail on Catch (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0038% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0038% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0025% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0025% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0063% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0025% fail on Boot lid
      • 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 Sub-frame condition
    • 0.0013% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0013% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0013% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0013% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0013% fail on Load security
      • 0.0013% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0013% fail on Other tailgate component
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0013% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.095% fail on Steering
    • 0.077% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.069% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0038% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0025% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0013% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0013% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0038% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0038% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0025% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0013% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0013% fail on Other components
    • 0.0025% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0013% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0013% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels (45% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Attachment (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.0038% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0038% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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