Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.7% pass rate
from 969 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage condition
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Couplings (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.10% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.7% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.72% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on General condition (35 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Panhard rods (26 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment (145 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 21% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 10% fail on Pipes (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Hoses
        • 0.52% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Valves
        • 0.10% fail on Cylinders
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front wheels (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.62% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.7% fail on ABS
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (52% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake pads (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.62% fail on Pedal
        • 0.62% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (24% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear lamps (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.62% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.10% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.62% fail on Horn
    • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.21% fail on Lamp
  • 8.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pipe (20 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Tank (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Cap
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Free play
        • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.8% fail on Steering control (22 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Steering column (66 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.52% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Body condition
    • 0.72% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.72% fail on Chassis
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Towbars
    • 0.21% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)

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