Vauxhall Insignia MOT Results

Registered in 2011
68.3% pass rate
from 37,575 tests in 2020
(5.9% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Insignia is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Springs (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Coil springs (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Coil spring (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (28% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bar (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.040% fail on Macpherson strut (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0080% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.019% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0053% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.016% fail on Other suspension component (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Ball joint (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0080% fail on Sub-frames (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0080% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0027% fail on Axles
      • 0.0027% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0027% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0027% fail on Suspension unit
  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (8.1% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (10% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0080% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0027% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.83% fail on Position lamps (45% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Position lamp (44% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (46% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Individual direction indicators (17% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.0027% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0027% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.035% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.024% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0053% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0053% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0027% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0027% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0027% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0027% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0027% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.2% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums (15% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs (14% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.027% fail on Cable
        • 0.0027% fail on Lever
        • 0.0027% fail on Linkage
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (12% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (12% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0027% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0053% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (41% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance (40% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.085% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0053% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.085% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.077% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Rbt (81% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.075% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.0027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0027% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.090% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0080% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0080% fail on Valves
    • 0.019% fail on Parking brake control (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.013% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0053% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0053% fail on Other components
    • 0.0027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0027% fail on Leaks
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (6.6% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.088% fail on View to rear
      • 0.088% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (33% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (92% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.040% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0053% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0053% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.91% fail on Spark ignition (15% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0080% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0027% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.056% fail on Noise suppression (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust system (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0027% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.016% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.016% fail on Joints
      • 0.0053% fail on Belts
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.075% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0027% fail on Tank
      • 0.0027% fail on Hose
    • 0.093% fail on Body
      • 0.069% fail on Other body component
      • 0.019% fail on Panel
      • 0.0027% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0027% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.088% fail on Doors
      • 0.077% fail on Other passenger's door (94% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Door condition (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door (73% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0027% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0027% fail on Pillar
    • 0.083% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.069% fail on Undertray (84% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Boot lid (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Boot lid condition (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Seats (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0053% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0053% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0053% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0053% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0053% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0027% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0027% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0027% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0027% fail on Load security
      • 0.0027% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0027% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0027% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 0.66% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering linkage components (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0053% fail on Other components
        • 0.0027% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0027% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0027% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Operation
      • 0.011% fail on Pump
      • 0.011% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0053% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0027% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0027% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0027% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0027% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0027% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0027% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.051% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0053% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0027% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Airbags
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.0027% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0027% fail on Doors
      • 0.0027% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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