Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 1999
54.4% pass rate
from 1,133 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vectra is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp levelling device (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.088% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.088% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.088% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.088% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (91% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (91% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.088% fail on Pivot
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.88% fail on Lever
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.088% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.088% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.088% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.4% fail on Springs (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Coil spring (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.97% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.088% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.088% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.088% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (44% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (41% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.088% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.088% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.71% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.088% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.088% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.088% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission
      • 2.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.2% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Hose (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.088% fail on Tank
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.97% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.97% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.53% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Bracket (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.088% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
      • 0.088% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Panel
      • 0.088% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Towbar
      • 0.18% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.088% fail on Cabs
      • 0.088% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.088% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.088% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.088% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.088% fail on Requirements
    • 0.53% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Steering linkage components (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.71% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.088% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.088% fail on Condition

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