Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1990
66.7% pass rate
from 111 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Nova is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.8% fail on Spring mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front drive shafts (200% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.90% fail on Front
      • 0.90% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.90% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.90% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.8% fail on Battery
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.90% fail on Stop lamp
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 9.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.90% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 4.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.90% fail on Pipes
    • 0.90% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
  • 6.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.90% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.90% fail on System
    • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.90% fail on Requirements
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Body condition
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.90% fail on Steering
    • 0.90% fail on Steering control
      • 0.90% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.90% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.90% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.90% fail on Attachment

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