Vauxhall Insignia MOT Results

Registered in 2012
74.4% pass rate
from 25,074 tests in 2017
(22% 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.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.044% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.044% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0040% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0080% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0040% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0080% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0040% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (19% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front lamps (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear lamps (53% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0040% fail on Switch
    • 0.39% fail on Direction indicators (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Flashing type (54% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Individual lamps (26% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0040% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.048% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.020% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.016% fail on Battery
    • 0.0080% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0080% fail on Hazard warning (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0040% fail on Switch
  • 6.9% fail on Suspension (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 0.26% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Constant velocity joints (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Suspension arms (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Wheel bearings (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Rear
      • 0.024% fail on Front (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Front suspension joints (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0080% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0080% fail on Attachment (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0040% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0040% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.096% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Washers (34% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.032% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0080% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0040% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (62% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.064% fail on Brake calipers (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0040% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.068% fail on Hoses
        • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.016% fail on Pipes (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0040% fail on Servos
      • 0.072% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.088% fail on Pedal
        • 0.072% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.016% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on ABS
    • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.040% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0080% fail on Parking brake (96% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0040% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0040% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0040% fail on Components
        • 0.0040% fail on Servos
  • 0.48% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0080% fail on Cap (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Pipe
    • 0.056% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.036% fail on Emissions (73% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.076% fail on Doors
      • 0.068% fail on Passengers other (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.064% fail on Body condition
    • 0.040% fail on Load security (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Tailgate (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Bootlid (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Access panel
    • 0.028% fail on Seats
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers
    • 0.0080% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0040% fail on Body security
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0080% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.060% fail on Power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
      • 0.012% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0080% fail on Rams (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0080% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0040% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0040% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.052% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Attachment
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