Vauxhall Meriva MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.9% pass rate
from 8,599 tests in 2020
(7.2% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Meriva is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Suspension (88% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Suspension arms (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.035% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.093% fail on Shock absorbers (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage ball joints (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.058% fail on Axles
      • 0.058% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.023% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.070% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.012% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.22% fail on Position lamps (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.081% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.058% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.023% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.012% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.012% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.012% fail on Cable
    • 0.71% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (36% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.093% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Rbt (sp) (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance (83% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Rbt (82% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking brake performance (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability control (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.058% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.035% fail on Parking brake control (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.035% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.012% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.012% fail on Servos
    • 0.012% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.012% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.6% fail on Visibility (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on View to rear
      • 0.093% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.047% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.035% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.035% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.97% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.83% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.081% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.15% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (64% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.012% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.012% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Other leaks (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.023% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.023% fail on Sound deadening material (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.79% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.081% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.035% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.023% fail on Pipe
      • 0.012% fail on Tank
      • 0.012% fail on System
    • 0.070% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Body
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
      • 0.012% fail on Panel
    • 0.058% fail on Seats
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.047% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.012% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.012% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar
      • 0.012% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.012% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.012% fail on Bracket
    • 0.012% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.012% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.48% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Airbags
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.40% fail on Steering (38% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Operation (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pump (65 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.070% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.012% fail on Steering column
    • 0.012% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.012% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.070% fail on Attachment (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Condition
  • 0.10% fail on Identification of the vehicle (61% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plates (61% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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