Vauxhall Signum MOT Results

Registered in 2008
57.1% pass rate
from 70 tests in 2020
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Signum is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 11% fail on Springs
      • 11% fail on Coil springs
        • 11% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 2.9% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 16% fail on Tyres (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Condition
    • 7.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.1% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Emissions not tested (30 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.4% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 5.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plates (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Driver's view
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.4% 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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