Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2003
44.6% pass rate
from 2,297 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bar (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 8.4% fail on Suspension arms (33% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.087% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.3% fail on Springs (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Coil springs (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Coil spring (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (92% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Axles
      • 0.044% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.044% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.044% fail on Suspension unit
  • 21% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (28% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.87% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake performance not tested (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.48% fail on Cable (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
      • 0.044% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.26% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.087% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.087% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.044% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.044% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.044% fail on Lever
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (38% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.044% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.044% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.57% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.13% fail on Oxygen sensor (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.61% fail on Compression ignition (53% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (82% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.087% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.83% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.70% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.087% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.044% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (90% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (30% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Joints (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.087% fail on Joints
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.26% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Integral vehicle structure (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (86% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Chassis (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis condition (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.087% fail on Panel
      • 0.044% fail on Other body component
    • 0.087% fail on Towbar
      • 0.087% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 10% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.044% fail on Other components
        • 0.044% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.70% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Operation
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas (18 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.044% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.044% fail on Universal joint
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.087% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.087% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (50% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
    • 0.52% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Airbags
      • 0.087% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Hubs
  • 0.087% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.087% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.044% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.044% fail on Anchorages
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