Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1990
69.8% pass rate
from 106 tests in 2020
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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 7.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.94% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.94% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.94% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.94% fail on Horn
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.94% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.94% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.94% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 9.4% fail on Washers (150% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.94% fail on View to rear
      • 0.94% fail on Mirrors
  • 12% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.94% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.94% fail on Springs
      • 0.94% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.94% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.94% fail on Hose
    • 0.94% fail on Doors
      • 0.94% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.94% fail on Door condition
    • 0.94% fail on Seats
      • 0.94% fail on Driver's seat
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.94% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.94% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.94% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.94% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 3.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 0.94% fail on Size/type
    • 0.94% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.94% fail on Steering
    • 0.94% fail on Steering play
      • 0.94% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.94% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.94% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.94% fail on Condition

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