Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2012
73.6% pass rate
from 17,954 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (64% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Individual lamps (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on All direction indicators (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.0056% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Matched pair (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0056% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0056% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (21% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front lamps (29% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp (37% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Horn (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.017% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0056% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.095% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake back plates (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0056% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.92% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear wheels (30% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake performance (35% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.078% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Components
        • 0.061% fail on Hoses
        • 0.028% fail on Pipes
        • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0056% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on ABS
    • 0.078% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.045% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.045% fail on Pedal
        • 0.045% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.033% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.028% fail on Cable
      • 0.0056% fail on Lever
    • 0.028% fail on Parking brake (86% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.022% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0056% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 3.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (12% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (53% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0056% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (23% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Location
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front drive shafts (43% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Constant velocity joints (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0056% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Wheel bearings (54% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Rear
      • 0.028% fail on Front (66% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.0056% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0056% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Cap (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on System
      • 0.011% fail on Hose (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts (67% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Requirements
      • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Attachment
    • 0.078% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (52% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.35% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (89% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0056% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.089% fail on Body condition
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Passengers (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Body security
    • 0.0056% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.30% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering system (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Track rod end (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0056% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0056% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.095% fail on Power steering (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Rams (20 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0056% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.061% fail on Steering control (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Steering wheel (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
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