Vauxhall Nova MOT Results

Registered in 1992
68.9% pass rate
from 264 tests in 2017
(21% better than other 1992 cars)
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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.38% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.38% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Battery
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Lamp
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.38% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.38% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.9% fail on Rear
      • 0.38% fail on Front
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 7.2% fail on Brakes (50% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Components (75% better than other 1992 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Hoses
        • 0.38% fail on Pipes
      • 0.38% fail on Leaks
    • 0.76% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.38% fail on Cable
    • 0.38% fail on Hub components
      • 0.38% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Cap
      • 0.38% fail on Hose
      • 0.38% fail on System
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.76% fail on Seats
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (78% better than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Steering system (82% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.38% fail on Steering control
      • 0.38% fail on Steering lock
  • 0.76% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.76% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment

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