Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2005
44.4% pass rate
from 12,000 tests in 2017
(24% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (66% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 10% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Location
    • 8.5% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Couplings (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0083% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.042% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front
      • 0.067% fail on Rear (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Tie bars/rods (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Condition
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Component mounting (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Subframe mounting (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0083% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0083% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0083% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0083% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0083% fail on Condition
    • 0.0083% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Position lamps (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps (23% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Individual lamps (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on All direction indicators (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.058% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0083% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0083% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.7% fail on Battery (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.28% fail on Horn (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0083% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0083% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 11% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0083% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.69% fail on Leaks (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance (21% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels (16% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0083% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.092% fail on Brake back plates (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on ABS (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
      • 0.017% fail on Lever
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.092% fail on Pedal
        • 0.067% fail on Condition
        • 0.025% fail on Anti-slip (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system (93% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Components
        • 0.0083% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0083% fail on Servos
  • 11% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (10% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
    • 0.025% fail on Valve stem (74% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.56% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drag link end (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
        • 0.050% fail on Steering pivot point (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic power steering (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Steering control
      • 0.025% fail on Steering column
      • 0.025% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.025% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0083% fail on Steering shaft
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0083% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Fuel system (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on System (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Cap (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on Tank (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0083% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0083% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.69% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Doors (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Drivers
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.033% fail on Vehicle structure (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Chassis (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Seats (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0083% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0083% fail on Load security
      • 0.0083% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (58% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2005 cars)
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