Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.3% pass rate
from 13,493 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Springs (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Coil springs (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Mounting (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms (6.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Suspension arm (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Sub-frames (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame (12% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pins and bushes (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component (14% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other suspension component (6.7% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes (6.1% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Axles (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension rod (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (8.3% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (1.9% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.074% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.059% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Decelerometer (3.3% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3.5% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.0074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance (13% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (12% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (15% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance (1.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Plate brake tester (5.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (23% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (5.2% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.5% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance (5.8% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Brake linings (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Brake drums (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (9.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cable (7.7% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Lever (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Pivot (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Linkage (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Anti-lock braking system (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Electronic stability control (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid (10% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Servos (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0074% fail on Valves
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal (5.3% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Hand lever (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Lever (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4.0% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Servos (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Leaks
    • 0.015% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other components (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.0074% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.0% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (5.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Dipswitch (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Headlamp levelling device (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (6.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (7.4% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2.6% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (0.35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (0.59% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0074% fail on Arm
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5.5% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring (3.6% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.76% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Switch (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (0.73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Position lamp (1.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Switch
    • 0.030% fail on Rear reflectors (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (29% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Switch (86% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Joints (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts (3.1% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on System (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Hose (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Spare wheel (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Carrier (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Spare wheel condition (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Other passenger's door (0.65% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Door condition (2.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's door (65% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Front passenger's door (75% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component (14% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Panel (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0074% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.10% fail on Seats (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Driver's seat (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Passenger's seat (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Chassis (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Chassis condition (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Integral vehicle structure (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Sub-frame (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Sub-frame condition (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Strengthening plate
      • 0.022% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (96% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Boot lid (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Boot lid condition (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Towbar (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other towbar components (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.015% fail on Undertray (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Load security
      • 0.0074% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0074% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0074% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0074% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.096% fail on Non catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Emission control equipment (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Oxygen sensor (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Catalytic converter (0.76% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on NOx sensor (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (13% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (17% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (9.0% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment (40% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Catalytic converter (9.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.0074% fail on Oxygen sensor
    • 0.87% fail on Fluid leaks (73% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Engine oil leaks (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Other leaks (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.0074% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0074% fail on Undertray
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (10% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Mirrors (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Indirect vision devices (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view (2.3% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen (10% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet (76% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Steering (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Drag link end (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Locking devices (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Steering arm (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Other components (4.2% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Steering linkage (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pipes and hoses (20% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pump (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering gear (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Operation
    • 0.067% fail on Steering play (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Steering rack (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Steering wheel (99% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0074% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0074% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Requirements (17% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0074% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment (2.1% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.030% fail on Seat belt installation check (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Anchorages (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.015% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Speedometer (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.0074% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0074% fail on Doors
      • 0.0074% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors

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