Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 2001
51.0% pass rate
from 2,472 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vectra is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Brakes (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.89% fail on Service brake imbalance (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.081% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake performance not tested (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.081% fail on Electronic braking system (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Lever
        • 0.081% fail on Clevis joint (28 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Linkage
        • 0.040% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.040% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.73% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.73% fail on Lever
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.44% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.040% fail on Servos
    • 0.081% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.040% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.040% fail on Leaks
    • 0.040% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes (93% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Springs (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (33% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.57% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.081% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.49% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.040% fail on Axles
      • 0.040% fail on Axle
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Headlamp levelling device (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (29% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.081% fail on Switch
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.49% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.081% fail on Horn (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.081% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.040% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Spark ignition (35% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.49% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.081% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Transmission (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (32% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (31% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.081% fail on Joints
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.24% fail on Tank
      • 0.20% fail on Pipe
      • 0.081% fail on Hose
      • 0.040% fail on System
    • 0.53% fail on Chassis
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.49% fail on Integral vehicle structure (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.040% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.24% fail on Other body component
      • 0.081% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.040% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.081% fail on Towbar
      • 0.040% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.040% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.081% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.040% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.040% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (22% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 3.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (44% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.040% fail on Other components
        • 0.040% fail on Steering component
    • 0.97% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.081% fail on Rams
      • 0.040% fail on Pump
    • 0.77% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.73% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.040% fail on Steering box
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.081% fail on Steering column
    • 0.040% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.040% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.040% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.081% fail on Requirements
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Airbags
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.040% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.040% fail on Speedometer

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