Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 2000
51.5% pass rate
from 334 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.90% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.60% fail on Springs
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.60% fail on Decelerometer (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance (18 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 6.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.60% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.30% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.30% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.30% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.30% fail on Other braking system component
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.6% fail on Transmission (76% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Joints (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.30% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.5% fail on Chassis
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Hose
      • 0.30% fail on Pipe
    • 0.60% fail on Towbar
      • 0.60% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.60% fail on Body
      • 0.30% fail on Body condition
      • 0.30% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.60% fail on Cabs (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steps
      • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.60% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.90% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.90% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.60% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 5.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.90% fail on Catalyst emissions (85% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.30% fail on NOx sensor
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.60% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.60% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.9% fail on Steering
    • 6.0% fail on Steering linkage components (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.90% fail on Steering column (43 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.30% fail on Other components
  • 3.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.90% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.60% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Speedometer (17 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
  • 0.30% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.30% fail on Anchorages

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