Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2006
50.4% pass rate
from 2,202 tests in 2017
(18% 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.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 15% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 15% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Location
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.045% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.045% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.54% fail on Front
      • 0.091% fail on Rear (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.091% fail on Fluid suspension (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Suspension unit (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (43% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.91% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.86% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.045% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.64% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.045% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.045% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.045% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Hoses
        • 0.091% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Operation
      • 0.045% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Hub components (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.41% fail on Brake calipers (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.045% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.045% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
        • 0.045% fail on Anti-slip
  • 12% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Tread depth (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.27% fail on System
      • 0.23% fail on Cap
      • 0.091% fail on Hose (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Pipe
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.045% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.091% fail on Free play
        • 0.091% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.045% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.045% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.045% fail on Pump
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.045% fail on Steering control
      • 0.045% fail on Steering column
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (63% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 1.00% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.00% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.091% fail on Body condition
    • 0.045% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.045% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.045% fail on Load security
      • 0.045% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.41% fail on Attachment
    • 0.091% fail on Condition
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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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