Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2006
46.0% pass rate
from 12,269 tests in 2017
(28% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Couplings
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Coil springs (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Location
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0082% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.56% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front
      • 0.041% fail on Rear (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Macpherson strut (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.057% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Component mounting (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0082% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0082% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0082% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0082% fail on Axles
      • 0.0082% fail on Axle beam
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Headlamp aim (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (81% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.0082% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.0082% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0082% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0082% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0082% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.2% fail on Battery (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.090% fail on Lamp (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0082% fail on Servos
      • 0.55% fail on Leaks (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
      • 0.057% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Hub components (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.073% fail on Brake back plates (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on ABS (72% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.098% fail on Pedal
        • 0.057% fail on Condition
        • 0.041% fail on Anti-slip (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Mechanical components (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Cable (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Pivot
    • 0.033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.033% fail on Components
        • 0.024% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Hoses
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability system (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0082% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0082% fail on Operation
    • 0.0082% fail on Locking devices
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Cap (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on System (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Washers (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Windscreen (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.5% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering arm (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Free play
        • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.033% fail on Other components
        • 0.024% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0082% fail on Steering component
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic power steering (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.0082% fail on Drive system
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Steering control
      • 0.033% fail on Steering column
      • 0.033% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.033% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.024% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas (22 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0082% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.76% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.082% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0082% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.13% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Seats (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Body security
    • 0.024% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.024% fail on Chassis
    • 0.024% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0082% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.62% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.057% fail on Requirements
      • 0.041% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0082% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0082% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.090% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Condition
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