Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 2001
57.1% pass rate
from 380 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2001 cars)
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.26% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.79% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.79% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.79% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.53% fail on Lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Trailer electrical socket (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage condition
    • 6.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.79% fail on Front
    • 0.53% fail on Panhard rods (29 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.53% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (17 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 11% fail on Pipes (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Hoses
        • 0.53% fail on Valves
        • 0.26% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
    • 5.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Tank (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pipe
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
    • 0.79% fail on Speedometer (41 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Chassis
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
        • 0.26% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.79% fail on Steering control (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Steering column (22 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
    • 0.26% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.3% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.3% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.53% fail on Towbars
    • 0.53% fail on Vehicle structure

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