Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2004
44.8% pass rate
from 1,914 tests in 2017
(17% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Signum is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage condition
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Location
    • 9.7% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 4.3% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension joints (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front
      • 0.10% fail on Rear (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.052% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.052% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.052% fail on Component mounting
  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Rear lamps (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Switch
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.73% fail on Battery
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.10% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.052% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.052% fail on Switch
    • 0.052% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 22% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 11% fail on Components (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.3% fail on Pipes (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.73% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.052% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.0% fail on Hub components (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.052% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.31% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.052% fail on Lever
      • 0.052% fail on Cable
      • 0.052% fail on Pivot
    • 0.052% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Tyres (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Size/type
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Emissions (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.47% fail on System
      • 0.42% fail on Cap
      • 0.052% fail on Hose
      • 0.052% fail on Pipe
    • 0.63% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.21% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.052% fail on Other components
        • 0.052% fail on Steering component
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control
      • 0.16% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.052% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.68% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.10% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.052% fail on Load security
      • 0.052% fail on Loading door
  • 0.84% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.78% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Condition
  • 0.68% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.68% 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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