Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2001
47.0% pass rate
from 4,047 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.049% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.025% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (29% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (27% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
        • 0.099% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (37% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.049% fail on Electronic braking system (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.47% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Lever (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.099% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.025% fail on Servos
      • 0.025% fail on Valves
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.025% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Additional braking device
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.074% fail on Headlamp levelling device (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (35% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Position lamp (35% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Semaphore (29 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Switch (70 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.074% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.82% fail on Battery(ies) (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Horn (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.099% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.049% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.025% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.025% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.2% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Mounting
      • 0.074% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.025% fail on Spring saddle
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms (28% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Suspension arm (84% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.86% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.074% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.074% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.025% fail on Axles
      • 0.025% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.049% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.049% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.96% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.25% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.049% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.025% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.099% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.049% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.025% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (31% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 0.99% fail on Fuel system (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.074% fail on System
      • 0.049% fail on Tank
      • 0.025% fail on Hose
    • 0.40% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition
      • 0.074% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
        • 0.025% fail on Hinge
    • 0.37% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Bracket
    • 0.25% fail on Integral vehicle structure (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.025% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.25% fail on Chassis (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Chassis condition (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.049% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Spare wheel (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Carrier (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Body (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Panel
      • 0.049% fail on Other body component
      • 0.025% fail on Body condition
    • 0.074% fail on Towbar
      • 0.049% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.025% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.049% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.049% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.049% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.099% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.049% fail on Window (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.42% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
      • 0.049% fail on Rams
      • 0.025% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.025% fail on Pump
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Steering play
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.074% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.025% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.025% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Pre-tensioners (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
    • 0.54% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Airbags
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.025% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.025% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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