Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1988
68.8% pass rate
from 138 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Nova is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Horn
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.72% fail on Lamp
      • 0.72% fail on Switch
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.72% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front
      • 1.4% fail on Rear
    • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.72% fail on Attachment
    • 0.72% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.72% fail on Attachment
    • 0.72% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.72% fail on Attachment
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.72% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical components (6 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 1988 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.72% fail on Components
        • 0.72% fail on Hoses
      • 0.72% fail on Leaks
    • 0.72% fail on Hub components
      • 0.72% fail on Brake calipers
  • 5.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.72% fail on Hose
    • 0.72% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering control
      • 0.72% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.72% fail on Steering column
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.72% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.72% fail on Condition
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.4% fail on Chassis
    • 0.72% fail on Body security
    • 0.72% fail on Body condition
    • 0.72% fail on Seats
      • 0.72% fail on Passengers
      • 0.72% fail on Drivers
    • 0.72% fail on Load security
      • 0.72% fail on Access panel
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate

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