Vauxhall Insignia MOT Results

Registered in 2009
64.5% pass rate
from 24,414 tests in 2020
(2.8% better than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Insignia is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (5.4% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Springs (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 8.4% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.041% fail on Sub-frames (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0041% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.041% fail on Other suspension component (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0041% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.037% fail on Macpherson strut (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (87% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0041% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.012% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0041% fail on Axles
      • 0.0041% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Brakes (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.057% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.045% fail on Cable
        • 0.0082% fail on Lever
        • 0.0041% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (13% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0082% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.65% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (57% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0041% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0041% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Electronic stability control (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.33% fail on Flexible brake hoses (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Lever (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0082% fail on Valves
      • 0.0041% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.025% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
    • 0.0082% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0041% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0041% fail on Servos
  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (32% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp levelling device (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (21% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Position lamps (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Position lamp (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0041% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Battery(ies) (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.025% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.59% fail on Stop lamp (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Individual direction indicators (59% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators (80% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (36% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (36% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Switch
    • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0082% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0041% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0041% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.0041% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0041% fail on Switch
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (9.5% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Catalyst emissions (39% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.020% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0041% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0082% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.9% fail on Compression ignition (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (30% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.037% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.012% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0041% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0082% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.43% fail on Fluid leaks (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.037% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray
      • 0.012% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility (8.8% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0082% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.086% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.082% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0041% fail on Window
    • 0.0041% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.39% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Joints (78% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0041% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.029% fail on Prop shafts (62% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Joints
      • 0.0041% fail on Belts
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Pipe
      • 0.025% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Tank
      • 0.0041% fail on Hose
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.078% fail on Other body component
      • 0.029% fail on Panel
    • 0.061% fail on Doors (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition (58% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Catch
      • 0.016% fail on Front passenger's door (77% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Door condition (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Driver's door (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0041% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0041% fail on Catch
    • 0.053% fail on Undertray
    • 0.049% fail on Boot lid (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Boot lid condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Seats (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0041% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0041% fail on Bracket
    • 0.012% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0082% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.0041% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0041% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0041% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0041% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0041% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0041% fail on Other towbar components
  • 1.00% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pump (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering linkage components (83% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0082% fail on Other components
        • 0.0041% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0041% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0041% fail on Steering box
    • 0.061% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Steering play
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0041% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0041% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.48% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (40% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0041% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0041% fail on Requirements
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0041% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.0082% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0082% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0041% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0041% fail on Speedometer
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