Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2008
54.4% pass rate
from 10,001 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps (36% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (49% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0100% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (16% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Fog lamp (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.66% fail on Battery (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Horn (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Lamp (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Switch
    • 0.040% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0100% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
      • 0.0100% fail on Attachment
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0100% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Front drive shafts (49% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Constant velocity joints (49% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0100% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0100% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.0100% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0100% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front
      • 0.080% fail on Rear (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Macpherson strut (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.0100% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.020% fail on Trailing arms (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0100% fail on Axles
      • 0.0100% fail on Axle beam
  • 10% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.28% fail on Leaks (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Brake back plates (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0100% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear wheels (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.33% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.070% fail on Pedal
        • 0.040% fail on Condition
        • 0.030% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.070% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.020% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.020% fail on Cable
    • 0.020% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0100% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0100% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0100% fail on Components
        • 0.0100% fail on Pipes
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.040% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.30% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0100% fail on Tank
      • 0.0100% fail on System
  • 6.1% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.100% fail on Free play
        • 0.100% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.070% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.030% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Other components
        • 0.0100% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.100% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Steering column (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Universal joint
        • 0.0100% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.100% fail on Steering operation (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Prescribed areas (37 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0100% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers
    • 0.100% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Load security
      • 0.020% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.020% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0100% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0100% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0100% fail on Body security
  • 0.39% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.0100% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0100% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (75% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Condition
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