Vauxhall VXR8 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
84.8% pass rate
from 204 tests in 2017
(53% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall VXR8 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.49% fail on Rear
    • 0.49% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.49% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (81% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.98% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.49% fail on Stop lamp
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes
    • 0.98% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.98% fail on Components
        • 0.98% fail on Hoses (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Hub components
      • 0.98% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.49% fail on ABS
    • 0.49% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 2.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.98% fail on Exhaust system
  • 2.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.98% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.98% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.49% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.49% fail on Body security
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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