Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 1996
55.7% pass rate
from 255 tests in 2017
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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Battery
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 0.39% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 0.39% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Front suspension joints (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas (65% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (54% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Exhaust system (83% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Cap (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Tank
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Components (75% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Valves
      • 0.78% fail on Operation
      • 0.39% fail on Leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.78% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake calipers (9 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.2% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on ABS
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Body security (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers
  • 9.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 9.0% fail on Seat belts (85% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Prescribed areas (93% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.39% fail on Requirements
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.78% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 0.78% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Steering box (14 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.78% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Steering pivot point (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.39% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
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