Vauxhall VXR8 MOT Results

Registered in 2008
82.0% pass rate
from 122 tests in 2020
(54% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall VXR8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.7% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.82% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.82% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.82% fail on Suspension rod
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt
          • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.82% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.82% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.82% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.82% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Position lamp
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.82% fail on View to rear
      • 0.82% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.82% fail on Washers
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.82% fail on Steering
    • 0.82% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.82% fail on Tyres
    • 0.82% fail on Condition
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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