Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2012
84.6% pass rate
from 8,905 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Size/type
    • 0.022% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.84% fail on Stop lamp (27% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.27% fail on Front lamps (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.011% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.10% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Flashing type (88% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Side repeaters (94% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.079% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.067% fail on Battery
    • 0.022% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.022% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.011% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.011% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 3.1% fail on Suspension (15% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.079% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.067% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Front
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (58% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.079% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (46% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.71% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.21% fail on Rear wheels (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.079% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.067% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.090% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.090% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.090% fail on Pedal
        • 0.090% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Components
        • 0.034% fail on Pipes
        • 0.022% fail on Hoses
        • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.011% fail on Leaks
    • 0.034% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.034% fail on Cable
    • 0.022% fail on Parking brake (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on ABS
    • 0.011% fail on Restricted movement
  • 0.49% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
    • 0.079% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.079% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.38% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.10% fail on Emissions
    • 0.045% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.022% fail on Cap
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
      • 0.011% fail on System
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.20% fail on Steering (48% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Other components (21 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Operation
      • 0.022% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pump
    • 0.045% fail on Steering system (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.011% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.011% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.011% fail on Steering control
      • 0.011% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.011% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.13% fail on Registration plates and VIN (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate (64% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.034% fail on Body condition
    • 0.034% fail on Doors
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Attachment
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