Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 2001
48.3% pass rate
from 4,736 tests in 2017
(4.0% worse than other 2001 cars)
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.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.8% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamp aim (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps (17% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.7% fail on Individual lamps (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters (45% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.021% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.063% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 0.36% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.084% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.021% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 10% fail on Components (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.91% fail on Leaks (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance (22% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels (24% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake performance not tested (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.6% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.063% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.021% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Lever
      • 0.021% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage
      • 0.021% fail on Stationary pin
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Fitment
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.084% fail on Condition
        • 0.021% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.042% fail on Electronic stability system (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.042% fail on Components
        • 0.042% fail on Pipes
    • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (85% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage condition (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 7.3% fail on Coil springs (95% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Condition (99% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts (37% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front drive shafts (38% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (38% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Couplings
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Component mounting (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Subframe mounting (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Front suspension joints (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Trailing arms (73% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (85% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 0.32% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on General condition
    • 0.021% fail on Axles
      • 0.021% fail on Swivel joints/housing
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust system (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Emissions (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (76% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Cap
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
  • 11% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Tread depth (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
    • 0.042% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (17% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.084% fail on Mirrors (82% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.13% fail on Free play
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Steering box
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation
      • 0.063% fail on Rams
      • 0.021% fail on Pump
    • 0.25% fail on Steering operation (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering control
      • 0.063% fail on Steering column
      • 0.021% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.021% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.021% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Requirements
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (58% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Body condition (70% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Vehicle structure (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Chassis (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
      • 0.021% fail on Passengers
    • 0.063% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.063% fail on Body security
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.021% fail on Condition
  • 0.042% fail on Towbars
    • 0.042% fail on Vehicle structure

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