Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 2000
52.9% pass rate
from 1,782 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 2000 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 Registration plate lamp(s) (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (36% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp levelling device (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.51% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.056% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.056% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.056% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.056% fail on Switch
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 17% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.056% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.056% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.056% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Linkage (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pivot (15 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.62% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.45% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
    • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.056% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.056% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.056% fail on Servos
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (79% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Springs (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Coil spring (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting
      • 0.056% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (40% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (35% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.79% fail on Macpherson strut (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.056% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (20% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (23% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.056% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.056% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.056% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.056% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.056% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.056% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.056% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (44% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (97% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Hose (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.22% fail on Tank
      • 0.11% fail on System
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.79% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.51% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.056% fail on Body
      • 0.056% fail on Other body component
    • 0.056% fail on Doors
      • 0.056% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.056% fail on Door condition
    • 0.056% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.056% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.056% fail on Requirements
      • 0.056% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.79% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (47% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.90% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.90% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.056% fail on Operation
      • 0.056% fail on Pump
      • 0.056% fail on Rams
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.056% fail on Steering column
    • 0.056% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.056% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.51% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Speedometer (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)

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