Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2007
52.0% pass rate
from 964 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Springs (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 19% fail on Brakes (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.83% fail on Rbt
          • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (90% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.83% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.83% fail on Lever
    • 0.73% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.21% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.62% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.62% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Tread depth (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
  • 9.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.4% fail on Joints
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 0.41% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.21% fail on System
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.10% fail on Undertray
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.10% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.83% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on View to rear
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.10% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.10% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.10% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.93% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.52% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
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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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