Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 1996
52.3% pass rate
from 130 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vectra is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 7.7% fail on Springs (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Coil springs (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Coil spring (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.77% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.77% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.77% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.77% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.77% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.77% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.77% fail on Cable
    • 0.77% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.77% fail on Pedal
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.77% fail on Lever
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.8% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Hose
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.1% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Chassis
      • 2.3% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.77% fail on Door condition
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.77% fail on Body
      • 0.77% fail on Panel
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (87% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 15% fail on Exhaust emissions (95% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 12% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.77% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.77% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.77% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.77% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.9% fail on Washers
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
  • 7.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.77% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.77% fail on Track rod end

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