Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2012
75.6% pass rate
from 10,585 tests in 2020
(8.8% 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.

  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins and bushes (47% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage ball joints (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0094% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings (57% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.057% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0094% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.038% fail on Axles
      • 0.038% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.038% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.028% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0094% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.028% fail on Other suspension component (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0094% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.038% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0094% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Position lamp (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Reversing lamps (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Reversing lamps (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.22% fail on Horn
      • 0.038% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0094% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators (84% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Individual direction indicators (91% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.057% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.019% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0094% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0094% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 3.9% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0094% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.028% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.028% fail on Cable
    • 0.80% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt (52% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0094% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0094% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Parking brake performance (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0094% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0094% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Parking brake control (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.0094% fail on Lever
    • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.038% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.028% fail on Rigid brake pipes (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.019% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (14% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (21% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view (88% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.019% fail on Window (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on View to rear
      • 0.038% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0094% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition (65% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (66% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0094% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.91% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0094% fail on Joints
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.019% fail on System
      • 0.0094% fail on Hose
    • 0.066% fail on Body
      • 0.066% fail on Other body component
    • 0.066% fail on Doors
      • 0.028% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
      • 0.028% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0094% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0094% fail on Door condition
    • 0.019% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.019% fail on Load security (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0094% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0094% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0094% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0094% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0094% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0094% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0094% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0094% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 0.64% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Steering (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pump (62 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Pipes and hoses (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Rams (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0094% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0094% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0094% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.066% fail on Electronic power steering (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.028% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0094% fail on Operation
      • 0.0094% fail on Steering box
    • 0.0094% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0094% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0094% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0094% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle (44% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates (43% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Attachment (63% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Condition
  • 0.0094% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0094% fail on Speedometer
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