Vauxhall VXR8 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
79.3% pass rate
from 135 tests in 2020
(49% better than other 2007 cars)
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall VXR8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.74% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.74% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.74% fail on Springs
      • 0.74% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.74% fail on Coil spring
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.74% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.74% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.74% fail on Other emission control equipment
  • 4.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt
          • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.74% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.74% fail on Lever
    • 0.74% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.74% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.74% fail on Brake pads
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.74% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 2.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.74% fail on Visibility
    • 0.74% fail on Wipers
  • 0.74% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.74% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.74% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.74% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Vauxhall VXR8 (2007 - 2018)
    Huge amount of performance and rear-drive fun for the money. Thunderous V8. Surprisingly practical with four-door body and large boot.

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