Vauxhall Insignia MOT Results

Registered in 2012
69.6% pass rate
from 27,848 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Insignia is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Suspension (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0036% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0036% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.49% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0072% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0072% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.029% fail on Other suspension component (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0072% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0072% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0036% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0072% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0072% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0036% fail on Axles
      • 0.0036% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0036% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0036% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (6.5% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (15% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (93% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.043% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.88% fail on Position lamps (23% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Position lamp (23% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.81% fail on Direction indicators (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Flashing type (39% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.054% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.047% fail on Side repeaters (92% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
      • 0.032% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.011% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (33% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Switch
      • 0.0036% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0036% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Reversing lamp switch (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.011% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.011% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.011% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0072% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0036% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.1% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0072% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.025% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.022% fail on Cable
        • 0.0036% fail on Linkage
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (14% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (20% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (35% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (32% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.036% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0036% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.068% fail on Anti-lock braking system (51% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.075% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0036% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.083% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Pedal
    • 0.025% fail on Parking brake control (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.022% fail on Rigid brake pipes (91% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (26% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.036% fail on View to rear (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Mirrors (55% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.90% fail on Exhaust system (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0072% fail on Joints
      • 0.0072% fail on Belts (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.090% fail on System (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0072% fail on Hose
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.065% fail on Doors
      • 0.032% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0036% fail on Catch
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0036% fail on Catch
      • 0.0072% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0072% fail on Door condition
    • 0.054% fail on Boot lid (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Boot lid condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.043% fail on Body
      • 0.036% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0072% fail on Panel
    • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0036% fail on Bracket
    • 0.014% fail on Seats
      • 0.0072% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0072% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0072% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0072% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0072% fail on Load security
      • 0.0036% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0036% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0036% fail on Access panel
    • 0.0036% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0036% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0036% fail on Floor
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.90% fail on Compression ignition (67% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0072% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0072% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Catalyst emissions (68% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0072% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0036% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0036% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks (97% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks (76% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Other leaks (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0036% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.043% fail on Noise suppression (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.057% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Steering (74% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0036% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0036% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.043% fail on Power steering
      • 0.022% fail on Pipes and hoses (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Operation
      • 0.0072% fail on Other components
      • 0.0036% fail on Pump
      • 0.0036% fail on Rams
    • 0.040% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.040% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.025% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.011% fail on Steering play
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0072% fail on Steering column
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (59% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0036% fail on Requirements
    • 0.0072% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0072% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.011% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Speedometer (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.0036% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0036% fail on Anchorages
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