Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2000
45.5% pass rate
from 1,784 tests in 2020
(19% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Stop lamp (57% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.90% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.73% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn
      • 0.056% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.22% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.056% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (49% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 10% fail on Rigid brake pipes (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.34% fail on Cable
        • 0.056% fail on Lever
        • 0.056% fail on Linkage
        • 0.056% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.39% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.56% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.45% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.056% fail on Servos
      • 0.056% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.056% fail on Valves
    • 0.39% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Servos
      • 0.056% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
  • 20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 19% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 19% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 13% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Oxygen sensor (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.056% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.11% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.73% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.34% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.056% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.056% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.056% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.056% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.056% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.056% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.1% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.90% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame
    • 1.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (75% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.056% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Axles
      • 0.11% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.056% fail on Axle
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Transmission (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (44% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Joints (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 0.73% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.62% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Pipe
      • 0.056% fail on System
    • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure (64% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Chassis (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis condition (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.28% fail on Spare wheel (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel condition (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Carrier
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.056% fail on Panel
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.22% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.056% fail on Bracket
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.056% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.056% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (62% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Steering (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Other components
        • 0.056% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.62% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
      • 0.056% fail on Rams
    • 0.56% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment
    • 0.056% fail on Airbags
      • 0.056% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.056% fail on Hubs
  • 0.11% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.11% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.056% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.056% fail on Anchorages

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