Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 2003
56.2% pass rate
from 696 tests in 2020
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.

  • 19% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (12 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 7.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.14% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
    • 0.72% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.43% fail on Reservoirs (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Pedal
    • 0.29% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.86% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (95% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (55% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Mounting (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.86% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Transmission (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shaft (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.57% fail on Joints
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Mounting fixings (49 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Panel
    • 0.57% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.57% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.43% fail on Towbar (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Vehicle structure (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.29% fail on Cabs (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Steps
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp (42% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.86% fail on Horn
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.72% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.14% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 7.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on View to rear
      • 0.57% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition (45% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (59% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.43% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.14% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.43% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.43% fail on Steering column (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Steering play
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Steering box
    • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.14% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 4.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Airbags
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (46% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.14% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer

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