Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1987
70.0% pass rate
from 60 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 1987 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Nova is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 5.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 5.0% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.7% fail on Cable
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.7% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 3.3% fail on Pipe (9 times worse than other 1987 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Passengers other

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