Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2013
74.7% pass rate
from 32,540 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (55% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0061% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (18% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.97% fail on Individual direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Switch
    • 0.86% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Position lamps (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Position lamp (28% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical equipment (94% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn (84% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0031% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.29% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.29% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0031% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.022% fail on Reversing lamp switch (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0031% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0031% fail on Switch
    • 0.0031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0031% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (11% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Brake pads (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs and drums (40% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs (40% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.049% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.031% fail on Cable
        • 0.0092% fail on Lever
        • 0.0031% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0031% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.0031% fail on Pivot
    • 0.94% fail on Brake performance (28% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0061% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake performance (68% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0061% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0061% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.083% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.077% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0031% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0031% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.21% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.098% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pedal
      • 0.012% fail on Hand lever (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Rigid brake pipes (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.018% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0031% fail on Servos
    • 0.012% fail on Parking brake control (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Lever (91% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0031% fail on Servos
  • 3.8% fail on Visibility (8.6% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (41% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.095% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.095% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.012% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.7% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Springs (18% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (18% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring (18% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Mounting
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms (42% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0061% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0061% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0031% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Axle
      • 0.0031% fail on Stub axle
    • 0.043% fail on Sub-frames (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0031% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0092% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0061% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0031% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 2.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0031% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0031% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0092% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0061% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0031% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0031% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0092% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0061% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0061% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0092% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on System (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Tank
      • 0.0031% fail on Hose
    • 0.12% fail on Body (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other body component (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Panel
      • 0.0031% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.10% fail on Transmission (78% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0031% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.012% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.012% fail on Joints
    • 0.071% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.068% fail on Doors
      • 0.058% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition (91% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0092% fail on Door condition
    • 0.043% fail on Spare wheel (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Carrier (20 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Spare wheel condition (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Seats
      • 0.031% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0092% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0061% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0031% fail on Coupling
    • 0.0061% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0031% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0031% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0061% fail on Load security
      • 0.0031% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0031% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.0031% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0061% fail on Floor (20 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0061% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0031% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0031% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.36% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Other components (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Rams (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0031% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.058% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.055% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0031% fail on Operation
    • 0.015% fail on Steering play
      • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0092% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0061% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.33% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts (42% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0031% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0031% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0031% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Condition
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0031% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.0031% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0031% fail on Doors
      • 0.0031% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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