Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1985
70.0% pass rate
from 80 tests in 2017
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.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.8% fail on Horn
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.8% fail on Components
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical components (20 times worse than other 1985 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Cable (27 times worse than other 1985 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.3% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.5% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.5% fail on Rear
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.8% fail on Prescribed areas

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