Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 1999
54.4% pass rate
from 316 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.32% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp) (83% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.32% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.32% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.95% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.95% fail on Pedal
    • 0.95% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.63% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.32% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.63% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.63% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.63% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.63% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.95% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.95% fail on Springs
      • 0.63% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.63% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.32% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.32% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.32% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.32% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.32% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Seat belts (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition
    • 6.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Airbags
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Transmission (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts (91% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Joints (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.32% fail on Joints
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.32% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.63% fail on Body
      • 0.32% fail on Panel
      • 0.32% fail on Other body component
    • 0.63% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
      • 0.32% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
    • 0.32% fail on Towbar
      • 0.32% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.32% fail on Cabs
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.32% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Washers (84% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.63% fail on View to rear
      • 0.63% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.32% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.32% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.32% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.32% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.63% fail on Steering column (26 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Other components
    • 0.32% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.32% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 2.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.32% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.32% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.32% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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