Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2005
48.7% pass rate
from 1,790 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Signum is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 13% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 13% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Location
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.11% fail on Couplings
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front
      • 0.056% fail on Rear
    • 0.39% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.39% fail on Front suspension joints (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.17% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear lamps (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on All direction indicators (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.056% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.056% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.89% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.67% fail on Battery
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.056% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.056% fail on Switch
    • 0.056% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.056% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.8% fail on Hub components (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.056% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.056% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.056% fail on Pedal
        • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.056% fail on Cable
    • 0.056% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.056% fail on Operation
  • 12% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Tread depth (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
    • 0.056% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (91% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Hose (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.89% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.056% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.056% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.56% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Steering pivot point (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Steering component
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Other components
      • 0.056% fail on Rams
    • 0.056% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate (94% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.61% fail on Attachment
  • 0.45% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.056% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.056% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.056% fail on Body security
  • 0.11% fail on Towbars (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • Vauxhall Signum (2003 - 2008)
    Plushly equipped alternative to an executive saloon. Versatile rear seating, stacks of room and some decent engines. Cheap to buy.

    Search Good Garages