Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2012
73.7% pass rate
from 9,968 tests in 2020
(7.1% 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.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Springs (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins and bushes (25% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension arm (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage ball joints (94% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.080% fail on Axles (32% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (37% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Sub-frames (29% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes (17% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes (1.4% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.010% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.010% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (0.40% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (21% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Size/type (46% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (8.3% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim (7.3% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (24% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp levelling device (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Reversing lamps (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Reversing lamps (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Individual direction indicators (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment (10% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (28% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies) (88% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps (64% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp (67% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (8.7% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (2.8% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (3.4% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Brake linings (81% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums (26% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Brake discs (26% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (15% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Cable (7.0% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Linkage
    • 1.1% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (41% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (19% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.19% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (47% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (sp) (46% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (17% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (81% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (70% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.010% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.050% fail on Brake performance not tested (40% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (12% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability control (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Anti-lock braking system (69% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (44% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Flexible brake hoses (17% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems (25% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid (49% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.010% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.040% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (28% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Parking brake control (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic parking brake (46% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (11% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (13% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (3.1% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view (13% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on View to rear (3.4% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Mirrors (18% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Indirect vision devices (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Condition of glass (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Windscreen (39% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (13% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (9.5% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition (46% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Catalyst emissions (35% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested (12% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Compression ignition (54% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (62% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested (9.3% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.010% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.010% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.010% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks (99% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (79% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other leaks (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.84% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Exhaust system (52% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.090% fail on Fuel system (23% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Hose (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pipe (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.010% fail on System
    • 0.060% fail on Body (2.5% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Doors (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Other passenger's door (17% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Door condition (3.7% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Catch
    • 0.020% fail on Bumpers (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Engine mounting condition (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Load security (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.010% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.010% fail on Loading door
    • 0.020% fail on Seats (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Boot lid (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Boot lid condition (95% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Undertray (29% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Chassis
      • 0.010% fail on Chassis condition
  • 0.74% fail on Steering (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other components (21 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pump (52 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Rams (31 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering linkage components (73% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.050% fail on Steering gear (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Steering rack (40% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Electronic power steering (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Steering wheel (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Steering column
  • 0.71% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (55% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle (13% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates (13% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.080% fail on Road Wheels (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.010% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.010% fail on Anchorages
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