Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.1% pass rate
from 553 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front drive shafts (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.90% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 4.3% fail on Front suspension joints (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.1% fail on Front (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
    • 0.90% fail on Coil springs (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on General condition
    • 0.18% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.18% fail on Axle beam
  • 23% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 15% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 11% fail on Pipes (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.72% fail on Reservoirs (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Valves
      • 2.4% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.36% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.18% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.54% fail on Pedal
        • 0.36% fail on Condition
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.18% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.54% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.18% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Lamp (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Switch
    • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.36% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 6.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions (49% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.72% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Tank
      • 0.18% fail on Hose
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (79% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Body condition (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.54% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.36% fail on Speedometer (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Body security (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (69% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.72% fail on Free play (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Steering rack (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.90% fail on Power steering
      • 0.54% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.54% fail on Steering control (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering column (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.36% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Towbars
    • 0.36% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.18% fail on Towbar

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