Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 1998
56.6% pass rate
from 175 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.1% fail on Transmission
      • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.1% fail on Joints
    • 4.0% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pipe (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.7% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.57% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Bumpers
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
    • 0.57% fail on Cabs
      • 0.57% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.57% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.57% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.57% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.57% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal
    • 0.57% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.57% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 9.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (94% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.57% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering column (81 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.57% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.57% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.57% fail on Condition
  • 0.57% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.57% fail on Attachment

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