Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 1997
50.6% pass rate
from 686 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vectra is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.29% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Trailing arms (180% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.44% fail on Front
      • 0.29% fail on Rear
    • 0.58% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (70% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.29% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.44% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
      • 0.15% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 0.87% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.29% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.7% fail on Components
        • 5.8% fail on Pipes (64% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.29% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.87% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.58% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.29% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical components (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on ABS
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (50% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (76% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.73% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.29% fail on Speedometer (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (67% better than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (68% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.44% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Towbars
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle structure

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