Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2002
46.3% pass rate
from 8,238 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Springs (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Coil spring (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.91% fail on Linkage (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.085% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (16% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Ball joint (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Suspension arm (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.95% fail on Sub-frames (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.49% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.049% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.036% fail on Axles (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Axle
    • 0.012% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Stop lamp (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device (72% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (33% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.97% fail on Battery(ies) (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.049% fail on Switch
      • 0.012% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.012% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.061% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.061% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (25% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.024% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.049% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (22% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.024% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (21% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (20% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.42% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Cable
        • 0.097% fail on Lever
        • 0.024% fail on Linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Rod
        • 0.012% fail on Pivot
    • 0.89% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Anti-lock braking system (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.83% fail on Load sensing valves (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.34% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever (57% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.097% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.049% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.036% fail on Servos
      • 0.012% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.012% fail on Valves
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.012% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.012% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
      • 0.012% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.012% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.012% fail on Servos
    • 0.012% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Non catalyst emissions (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.024% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.012% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.34% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.22% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.036% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.024% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.024% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.036% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Undertray
      • 0.012% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (14% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust system (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission (22% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (22% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Joints (22% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.012% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.012% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 0.75% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pipe
      • 0.061% fail on System
      • 0.024% fail on Hose
      • 0.012% fail on Tank
    • 0.35% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Bracket
    • 0.28% fail on Chassis (58% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Chassis condition (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.23% fail on Spare wheel (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Carrier (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Spare wheel condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
        • 0.012% fail on Hinge
      • 0.012% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.012% fail on Hinge
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.036% fail on Panel (76% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.097% fail on Seats (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Driver's seat (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.085% fail on Towbar
      • 0.049% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.024% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.012% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.049% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.049% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.049% fail on Undertray
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.012% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.012% fail on Cabs
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.42% fail on View to rear
      • 0.41% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.012% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet (84% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Steering (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Steering linkage components (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
        • 0.012% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Rams
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.049% fail on Steering play
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.024% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.024% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.012% fail on Steering column
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Requirements
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.024% fail on Pre-tensioners (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Airbags
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.012% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.073% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Speedometer (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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