Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 1998
51.4% pass rate
from 1,146 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vectra is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Direction indicators (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Flashing type (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (79% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.35% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.087% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.26% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.087% fail on Switch
      • 0.087% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.44% fail on Horn
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.087% fail on Lamp
      • 0.087% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.087% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 5.8% fail on Coil springs (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Location
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas (53% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (42% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts (41% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (40% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Trailing arms (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.70% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Attachment
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front
      • 0.087% fail on Rear
    • 0.44% fail on Front suspension joints (67% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels (50% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.087% fail on Brake operation
    • 8.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.9% fail on Components (35% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Pipes (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
      • 0.44% fail on Leaks
      • 0.087% fail on Operation
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.087% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.70% fail on Restricted movement (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.087% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.087% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (43% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Emissions (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.70% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on System
      • 0.087% fail on Tank
      • 0.087% fail on Cap
    • 0.70% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.087% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
      • 0.087% fail on Requirements
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.087% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.26% fail on Speedometer (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.087% fail on Passengers
      • 0.087% fail on Drivers
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (51% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (62% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end (69% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Free play
        • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.087% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
      • 0.17% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.087% fail on Steering control
      • 0.087% fail on Steering column
    • 0.087% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.79% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Towbars
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.087% fail on Condition
    • 0.087% fail on Attachment

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