Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2003
43.2% pass rate
from 746 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2003 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Signum is unusually good or bad.

  • 35% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 17% fail on Registration plate lamp (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Direction indicators (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.94% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.94% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.27% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 35% fail on Suspension (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 16% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 16% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 15% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Couplings (11 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.67% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.54% fail on Rear
      • 0.13% fail on Front
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 22% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 10% fail on Pipes (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.54% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Servos
      • 0.94% fail on Leaks (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.27% fail on Operation
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.67% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.54% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Hub components (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.13% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.2% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on ABS
    • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust system (75% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Steering
    • 5.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.54% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.54% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.80% fail on Power steering
      • 0.54% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.27% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering control
      • 0.13% fail on Steering column
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.40% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.54% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.80% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Body condition
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
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  • Vauxhall Signum (2003 - 2008)
    Plushly equipped alternative to an executive saloon. Versatile rear seating, stacks of room and some decent engines. Cheap to buy.

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