Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2003
44.0% pass rate
from 3,858 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.4% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear lamps (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps (26% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (62% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.54% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.026% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.4% fail on Battery (60% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Fog lamp (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Horn (76% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.026% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.026% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.026% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.026% fail on Lamp
  • 27% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.026% fail on Presence
    • 6.7% fail on Coil springs (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Condition (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Location
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front drive shafts (33% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear
      • 0.39% fail on Front
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Subframe mounting (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.026% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 22% fail on Brakes (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 15% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 14% fail on Components (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 13% fail on Pipes (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Hoses (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.026% fail on Cylinders
      • 1.5% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
      • 0.052% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 6.8% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (30% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components (80% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Brake pads (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (98% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.052% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.052% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
        • 0.13% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Fitment
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.026% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.026% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.026% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Steering arm (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Free play (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.26% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.026% fail on Steering component
        • 0.026% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.67% fail on Prescribed areas (38 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Drive system
    • 0.23% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering coupling (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering column
      • 0.026% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust system (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Cap (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on System (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
  • 11% fail on Tyres (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Washers (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.026% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Requirements
      • 0.078% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
      • 0.026% fail on Installation check
        • 0.026% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.67% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (52% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.078% fail on Drivers
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.16% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.16% fail on Chassis
    • 0.052% fail on Body security
    • 0.026% fail on Seats
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Tailgate
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.078% fail on Condition
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