Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2010
64.3% pass rate
from 24,830 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual lamps (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.085% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (11% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0040% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0040% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0040% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.94% fail on Rear lamps (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Fog lamp (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0081% fail on Switch
    • 0.085% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.036% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.024% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.024% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Suspension (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0040% fail on Presence
    • 5.2% fail on Coil springs (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Location
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Constant velocity joints (73% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0040% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0081% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0081% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Front (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Rear (72% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Axles (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Swivel joints/housing (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Axle beam (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Bonded suspension (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0081% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0081% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0081% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0081% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.0040% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0040% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0040% fail on Condition
    • 0.0040% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (39% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (11% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Size/type
    • 0.032% fail on Valve stem (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0040% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components (40% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0040% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0040% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Rear wheels (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Components (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Pipes (78% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Hoses
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0040% fail on Operation
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.056% fail on Parking brake (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Restricted movement (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.028% fail on Cable
    • 0.016% fail on Electronic stability system (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Service brake control components (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal (89% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Anti-slip (84% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (56% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (59% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Bonnet (78% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Emissions (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.093% fail on System
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0081% fail on Hose
      • 0.0040% fail on Tank
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.66% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering system (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0081% fail on Free play
        • 0.0081% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0081% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0040% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0040% fail on Steering damper
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.012% fail on Rams (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Drive system (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.032% fail on Steering control
      • 0.016% fail on Steering column
      • 0.012% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0040% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0040% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0081% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.62% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (87% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.012% fail on Drivers
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Seats
      • 0.052% fail on Passengers (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.044% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Spare wheel (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0040% fail on Load security
      • 0.0040% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.58% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Requirements
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0081% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0040% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0040% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.10% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0081% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0040% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.57% fail on Registration plates and VIN (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.085% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Vauxhall Zafira (2005 - 2014)
    Compact yet can house seven people. Rearmost seats fold into floor. More versatile mid-row seating than previous model. Excellent diesel auto.

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