Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2007
47.9% pass rate
from 9,382 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Linkage (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Anti-roll bar (26% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 8.0% fail on Springs (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Coil spring (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.011% fail on Spring saddle
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (18% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Suspension arm (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Sub-frames (45% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Sub-frame (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint dust cover (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Other suspension component (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (95% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (68% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Axles
      • 0.011% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (19% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Dipswitch (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Switch (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (5.4% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (9.4% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (13% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.54% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (13% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp (12% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (12% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Switch (26% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (5.2% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Position lamp (5.8% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.075% fail on Rear reflectors (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Hazard warning (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Switch (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.011% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (1.3% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer (3.0% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake performance (5.6% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester (45% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (39% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (36% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.96% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (49% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.71% fail on Service brake imbalance (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance (40% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (40% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.096% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7.0% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester (38% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake performance not tested (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings (8.8% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (84% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (20% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable (1.3% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Lever
        • 0.011% fail on Pivot
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Anti-lock braking system (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Electronic stability control (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Hand lever (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Lever (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems (0.29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.021% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (2.2% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Other components (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shaft (1.1% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Joints (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Pipe (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door (21% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition (19% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Driver's door (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition (75% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
      • 0.032% fail on Front passenger's door (74% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mounting (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition (86% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Bracket (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Sub-frame (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Sub-frame condition (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Seats (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Passenger's seat (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.075% fail on Boot lid (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Boot lid condition (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.053% fail on Body (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Other body component (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Panel (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Tailgate (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Tailgate condition (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Chassis
      • 0.011% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.011% fail on Towbar
      • 0.011% fail on Towbar condition
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (6.9% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Non catalyst emissions (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Emission control equipment (5.9% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.011% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.011% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested (45% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (14% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.83% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Engine oil leaks (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Washers (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (3.0% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear (11% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view (3.7% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Condition of glass (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Windscreen (30% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.3% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (10% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Drag link end (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Steering arm (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Other components (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Steering linkage (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
    • 0.22% fail on Steering gear (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering play (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (26 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering wheel (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Steering column (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.66% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Seat belts (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition (6.4% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (84% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle (1.5% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates (1.1% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels (21% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment (26% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition (7.4% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.021% fail on Seat belt installation check (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Belt(s)/padding (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
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