Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 1996
60.0% pass rate
from 150 tests in 2020
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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.7% fail on Stop lamp (120% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.67% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.7% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.3% fail on Chassis
      • 3.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.67% fail on Hose
      • 0.67% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.3% fail on Transmission
      • 0.67% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.67% fail on Joints
      • 0.67% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.67% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Body
      • 0.67% fail on Panel
      • 0.67% fail on Other body component
    • 0.67% fail on Towbar
      • 0.67% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.67% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.67% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.67% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.67% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.67% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.67% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.67% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.67% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.67% fail on Requirements
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.67% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.67% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.67% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Tread depth

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