Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1985
78.7% pass rate
from 75 tests in 2020
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 1985 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Nova is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Horn
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 8.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.3% fail on Servos
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.0% fail on Chassis
      • 4.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Seats
      • 1.3% fail on Driver's seat
  • 5.3% fail on Suspension
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Springs
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end

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