Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2000
43.2% pass rate
from 3,755 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Stop lamp (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Position lamps (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front lamps (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps (38% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Fog lamp (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.027% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.027% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters (46% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Battery (98% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.080% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.053% fail on Hazard warning (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 25% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (53% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Rear wheels (86% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.75% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (95% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 12% fail on Components (99% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 11% fail on Pipes (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Valves (63% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Hoses (75% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.72% fail on Leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (40% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake calipers (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake back plates (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.027% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.93% fail on ABS
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Mechanical components (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Cable (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.080% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.027% fail on Cable
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.080% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.053% fail on Components
        • 0.053% fail on Pipes (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
  • 22% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 15% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Exhaust system (84% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.080% fail on Pipe
      • 0.053% fail on Hose
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.3% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Location
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.080% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front drive shafts (54% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (54% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Couplings
      • 0.053% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.053% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.85% fail on Rear
      • 0.64% fail on Front
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.96% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Component mounting (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Subframe mounting (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.43% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.27% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (72% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.027% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
  • 11% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Tread depth (52% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Size/type (92% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.080% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.0% fail on Steering (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (75% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.080% fail on Free play
        • 0.080% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.053% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.85% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Other components (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.080% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.080% fail on Rams
      • 0.027% fail on Pump
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.053% fail on Steering control
      • 0.027% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.027% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.027% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
    • 0.53% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (70% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Doors
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition (71% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Vehicle structure (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.027% fail on Body security
    • 0.027% fail on Load security
      • 0.027% fail on Access panel
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.053% fail on Condition
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