Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 2000
50.6% pass rate
from 644 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front drive shafts (94% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.47% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Wheel bearings (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Location
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (36 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Panhard rods (19 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 24% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 11% fail on Pipes (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 1.1% fail on Valves
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake operation (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake back plates (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on ABS
    • 0.78% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.31% fail on Cable
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.31% fail on Components (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Pipes
        • 0.16% fail on Hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Battery
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.16% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.16% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.62% fail on Trailer electrical socket (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.62% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (83% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.31% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.16% fail on Lamp
  • 13% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Requirements
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 6.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions (44% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.62% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on System
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Speedometer (26 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body security
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
  • 6.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.62% fail on Free play (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Steering box
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.1% fail on Steering control (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Steering column (26 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering coupling (22 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Universal joint (24 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering shaft
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.62% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.78% fail on Towbars (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Towbar
  • 0.62% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment
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