Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 1997
51.7% pass rate
from 385 tests in 2020
(18% worse than other 1997 cars)
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vectra is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.52% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 17% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 16% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 13% fail on Catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.52% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.52% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.26% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.26% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.26% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 2.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 2.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.4% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Coil spring (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Lever
      • 0.78% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.78% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.26% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Transmission
      • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.3% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.26% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on Hose
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Panel (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Floor
  • 7.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
      • 0.26% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.52% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.52% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Pump
    • 0.26% fail on Steering play
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates

Search Good Garages