Vauxhall Frontera MOT Results

Registered in 2004
51.9% pass rate
from 260 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Frontera is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Towbar (54 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Vehicle structure (76 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Body (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Other body component (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.77% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Tank
      • 0.38% fail on Pipe
    • 0.38% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 6.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 3.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Load sensing valves (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Valves
    • 0.38% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension arm
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.77% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.77% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other leaks (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.77% fail on View to rear
      • 0.77% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Steering wheel (46 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering column (60 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.77% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.77% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.77% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.38% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.38% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.38% fail on Speedometer

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