Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2010
62.1% pass rate
from 14,410 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Springs (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0069% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0069% fail on Spring saddle
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.049% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Suspension arm (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.57% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.51% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Axles (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0069% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.076% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0069% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.062% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0069% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0069% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.035% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Reversing lamp switch (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Battery(ies) (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (45% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Switch
      • 0.0069% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0069% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.069% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.021% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 0.0069% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0069% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (17% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.014% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.049% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.035% fail on Cable
        • 0.0069% fail on Lever
        • 0.0069% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (43% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0069% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Rbt (sp) (44% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.51% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance (27% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance (32% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0069% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
      • 0.076% fail on Hand lever (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lever (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.069% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0069% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.056% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0069% fail on Servos
    • 0.035% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0069% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0069% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0069% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0069% fail on Other components
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.042% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.042% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.014% fail on Bonnet (88% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Joints (79% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0069% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0069% fail on Joints
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0069% fail on Tank
      • 0.0069% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Bracket
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.076% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Sub-frame (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Sub-frame condition (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Body
      • 0.042% fail on Other body component
      • 0.035% fail on Panel
    • 0.049% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
    • 0.035% fail on Towbar (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Towbar condition (27 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.035% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.014% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Tailgate (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0069% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.014% fail on Seats (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0069% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0069% fail on Chassis condition
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Spark ignition (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0069% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0069% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.42% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Engine oil leaks (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.021% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.021% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering linkage components (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0069% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0069% fail on Pump
      • 0.0069% fail on Rams
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.090% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
      • 0.0069% fail on Steering box
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (61 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Steering play
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.035% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.014% fail on Steering column
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Requirements
    • 0.069% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0069% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0069% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on Attachment (75% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.0069% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0069% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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