Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.9% pass rate
from 6,130 tests in 2020
(24% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Ball joint (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Ball joint (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.4% fail on Springs (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Other suspension component (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.36% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Macpherson strut (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.033% fail on Axles (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (70% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Stop lamp (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters (32% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Headlamp levelling device (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (6.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Horn (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.016% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Position lamp (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 18% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Rigid brake pipes (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (15% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (24% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (20% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (7.6% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (9.2% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (14% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance (11% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (14% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (11% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (15% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (14% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (1.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (1.00% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance (3.5% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake performance not tested (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Brake drums (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cable (7.6% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Anti-lock braking system (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Electronic braking system (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (0.39% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (6.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake fluid (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Servos
      • 0.016% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.065% fail on Parking brake control (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Lever (86% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Leaks
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Tank (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pipe (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Doors (6.1% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door (13% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition (11% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's door (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Front passenger's door (35% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Door condition (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Integral vehicle structure (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame condition (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Bracket (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Chassis (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis condition (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Body (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Other body component (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Towbar (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Towbar condition (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Coupling
      • 0.016% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.082% fail on Seats (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Passenger's seat (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Undertray (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.016% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.016% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Non catalyst emissions (32% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.016% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.82% fail on Compression ignition (41% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (64% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Emissions not tested (47% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.75% fail on Fluid leaks (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Engine oil leaks (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Other leaks (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.016% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Window
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Bonnet (77% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth (5.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Steering (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Steering linkage components (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Intermediate drop arm (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.95% fail on Steering gear (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Steering rack (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
    • 0.70% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Prescribed areas (32 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Operation (9.1% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic power steering (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering coupling (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Universal joint (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Requirements (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates (34% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2004 cars)
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