Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2007
48.9% pass rate
from 10,992 tests in 2017
(29% 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.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.036% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 9.3% fail on Coil springs (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Condition (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Location
    • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Couplings (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0091% fail on Universal joint
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front
      • 0.091% fail on Rear (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Front suspension joints (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Component mounting (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
    • 0.0091% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0091% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0091% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamp aim (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear lamps (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Front lamps (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp (39% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Dipswitch (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0091% fail on Switch
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Battery (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Lamp (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.055% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0091% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake back plates (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (19% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels (17% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.036% fail on Service brake control components (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Pedal (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Condition
        • 0.0091% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.027% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.018% fail on Cable
      • 0.0091% fail on Linkage
    • 0.0091% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (11% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Cap (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on System
      • 0.036% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0091% fail on Tank
  • 6.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Washers (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0091% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Steering system (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.091% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
        • 0.018% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.073% fail on Electronic power steering (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Universal joint (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0091% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas (22 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0091% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0091% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Doors (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers front (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.073% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.036% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
      • 0.0091% fail on Drivers
    • 0.018% fail on Body security
    • 0.0091% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.073% fail on Attachment (75% better than other 2007 cars)
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