Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1986
64.9% pass rate
from 57 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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Nova is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.8% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.8% fail on Lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.8% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 8.8% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Front drive shafts (5 times worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 8.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (5 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.5% fail on Hub components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (5 times worse than other 1986 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.8% fail on Cable
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.8% fail on Cap
  • 7.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 5.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.8% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.8% fail on Attachment
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Passengers
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate

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