Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2007
51.9% pass rate
from 1,102 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Signum is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (77% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 15% fail on Coil springs (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 15% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.82% fail on Suspension arms (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.45% fail on Front
    • 0.36% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
    • 0.091% fail on Axles
      • 0.091% fail on Stub axle
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.091% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.73% fail on Individual lamps (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.091% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.091% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.091% fail on Battery
    • 0.091% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.091% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.091% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Pipes (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses
        • 0.091% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.36% fail on Brake calipers
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.82% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on ABS
    • 0.091% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.091% fail on Pedal
        • 0.091% fail on Condition
    • 0.091% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type
  • 6.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.00% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Cap
      • 0.091% fail on Pipe
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.91% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.91% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.64% fail on Doors
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
    • 0.091% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.091% fail on Body security
  • 1.00% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Free play
        • 0.091% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.091% fail on Operation
      • 0.091% fail on Other components
    • 0.091% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
  • 0.27% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.27% 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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