Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2006
54.5% pass rate
from 1,262 tests in 2020
(6.1% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Signum is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Coil spring (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint dust cover (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (6.2% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Suspension rods (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame (4.1% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Axles (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.079% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.079% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.079% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.079% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.079% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.079% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 17% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Brake performance (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.079% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake performance not tested (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (27% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (25% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (0.50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (0.51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.079% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Electronic braking system
      • 0.079% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.63% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Hand lever (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control (1.5% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Lever (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Flexible brake hoses (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.079% fail on Reservoirs
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (15% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (12% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (0.29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (3.5% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (33% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (23% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (23% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp (23% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical equipment (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Battery(ies) (4.5% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Main beam tell-tale (19 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (0.0068% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Joints (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.079% fail on Joints
    • 0.63% fail on Fuel system (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on System
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting condition (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.079% fail on Body
      • 0.079% fail on Other body component
    • 0.079% fail on Doors
      • 0.079% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.079% fail on Door condition
    • 0.079% fail on Seats
      • 0.079% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility (3.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (1.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view (0.39% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (17% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.079% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.079% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.079% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.079% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition (26% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Oxygen sensor (23 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.079% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (5.5% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Requirements
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering linkage components (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.079% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.079% fail on Other components
        • 0.079% fail on Steering component
    • 0.40% fail on Steering gear (14% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Operation (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic power steering (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Power steering
      • 0.079% fail on Other components
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.63% fail on Road Wheels (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Condition
  • 0.16% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Speedometer (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
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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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