Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 2009
52.6% pass rate
from 4,023 tests in 2020
(31% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vectra is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 13% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 13% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 13% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.025% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (36% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Pins and bushes (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint dust cover (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.77% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.099% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.075% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.025% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame
  • 15% fail on Brakes (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (51% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (94% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.075% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.025% fail on Cable
        • 0.025% fail on Lever
        • 0.025% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.65% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.65% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Master cylinder (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.50% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.17% fail on Lever
    • 0.050% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.025% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.025% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.099% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.099% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.025% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.25% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.050% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Catalyst emissions (41% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.025% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.025% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on View to rear (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.025% fail on Window
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.075% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Transmission (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Drive shafts (42% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Joints (41% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.025% fail on Joints
    • 0.65% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.050% fail on Door condition
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on System
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe
      • 0.025% fail on Tank
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.075% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.099% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.075% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.025% fail on Bracket
    • 0.099% fail on Body
      • 0.099% fail on Other body component
    • 0.099% fail on Undertray
    • 0.075% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.050% fail on Towbar (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.025% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.025% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.025% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.025% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.025% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Steering linkage components (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.025% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
      • 0.025% fail on Pump
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering play
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.099% fail on Steering coupling (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Universal joint (18 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.82% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.50% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.62% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.025% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.025% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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