Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 1999
40.4% pass rate
from 512 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamps (64% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp (73% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.78% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.20% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 19% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 19% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 15% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.20% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 19% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (82% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.78% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.78% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.20% fail on Cable
        • 0.20% fail on Lever
        • 0.20% fail on Linkage
        • 0.20% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Pedal
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.39% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.39% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.39% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.39% fail on Linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Sub-frames (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.20% fail on Axles
      • 0.20% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (99% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (65% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Chassis
      • 0.59% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.39% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.39% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.39% fail on Body
      • 0.39% fail on Other body component
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (63% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Tread depth (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Size/type
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.78% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.78% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.78% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Other components
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.20% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.98% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.98% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.78% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.78% fail on Attachment

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