Vauxhall Vectra MOT Results

Registered in 2009
53.0% pass rate
from 4,069 tests in 2017
(43% 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.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 20% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 20% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Location
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.81% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.81% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.79% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.025% fail on Couplings
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.64% fail on Front (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Rear
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.049% fail on Subframe mounting (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on General condition
    • 0.025% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.025% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.025% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.025% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Axles
      • 0.025% fail on Stub axle
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.025% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.025% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Battery
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.025% fail on Lamp
  • 12% fail on Brakes (88% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Components (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Pipes (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Hoses (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.57% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (56% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.074% fail on Air and vacuum systems (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Components (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Pipes (54 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Leaks
    • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.074% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.049% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on System (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Cap (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Pipe
      • 0.025% fail on Tank
    • 0.71% fail on Emissions
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 0.71% fail on Steering system
      • 0.32% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.098% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.074% fail on Other components
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Steering coupling (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Universal joint (17 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.025% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.91% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers
    • 0.098% fail on Body condition
    • 0.049% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.025% fail on Load security
      • 0.025% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.59% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.098% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Installation check
        • 0.025% fail on Anchorage's
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Condition

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