Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1992
70.0% pass rate
from 263 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Nova is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.38% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.76% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.5% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.76% fail on Body
      • 0.76% fail on Other body component
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
      • 0.38% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.38% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Pipe
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.76% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (52% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.38% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.38% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.38% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.38% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 3.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Size/type
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas

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