Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2009
58.0% pass rate
from 7,864 tests in 2017
(29% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (59% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp (88% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual lamps (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Battery (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Lamp (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.064% fail on Horn (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 16% fail on Suspension (48% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Location
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front drive shafts (76% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Constant velocity joints (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front
      • 0.051% fail on Rear (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut (86% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake back plates (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (31% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.55% fail on Rear wheels (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Parking brake performance (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.051% fail on Pedal
        • 0.025% fail on Condition
        • 0.025% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.038% fail on ABS (86% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Restricted movement (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.013% fail on Cable
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.013% fail on Components
        • 0.013% fail on Pipes
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (16% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Cap (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.076% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Free play
        • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering coupling (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Universal joint (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering column
      • 0.025% fail on Steering shaft (32 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Steering operation (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Power steering
      • 0.064% fail on Operation
    • 0.051% fail on Prescribed areas (48 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.089% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Body condition
    • 0.089% fail on Doors
      • 0.064% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.013% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.013% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.013% fail on Chassis
    • 0.013% fail on Body security
    • 0.013% fail on Seats
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.076% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Attachment (77% better than other 2009 cars)
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