Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2011
71.6% pass rate
from 18,983 tests in 2020
(5.6% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Coil spring (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (22% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Suspension arm (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage ball joints (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Linkage (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0053% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Other suspension component (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.047% fail on Axles
      • 0.047% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.042% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.026% fail on Macpherson strut (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0053% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.016% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0053% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0053% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0053% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Size/type (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0053% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Position lamp (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Reversing lamps (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Reversing lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
      • 0.084% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.021% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Daytime running lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.011% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.011% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0053% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0053% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0053% fail on Switch
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums (22% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Brake discs (22% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.053% fail on Cable
        • 0.0053% fail on Lever
    • 0.97% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (55% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (37% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0053% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.079% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.079% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.053% fail on Rigid brake pipes (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.016% fail on Parking brake control (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.016% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
    • 0.0053% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0053% fail on Servos
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (9.4% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (19% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear (60% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.068% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.058% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.011% fail on Window (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (68% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.58% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.079% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.021% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.021% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.011% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0053% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0053% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Transmission oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.021% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 0.75% fail on Power steering (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Operation (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other components (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pump (47 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Rams
    • 0.46% fail on Steering linkage components (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Track rod end (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.090% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0053% fail on Operation
      • 0.0053% fail on Steering box
    • 0.011% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.011% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0053% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0053% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0053% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0053% fail on Joints
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Other passenger's door (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0053% fail on Hinge
      • 0.011% fail on Front passenger's door (79% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
    • 0.074% fail on Fuel system (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on System
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (89% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Hose
    • 0.063% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.047% fail on Body
      • 0.042% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0053% fail on Panel
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0053% fail on Bracket
    • 0.016% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0053% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.016% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.011% fail on Load security
      • 0.0053% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0053% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0053% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0053% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0053% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.0053% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0053% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0053% fail on Undertray
  • 0.87% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0053% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0053% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0053% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0053% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Attachment (76% better than other 2011 cars)
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