Vauxhall Zafira MOT Results

Registered in 2016
84.8% pass rate
from 13,472 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Zafira is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (28% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.45% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0074% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.39% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Position lamps (87% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Position lamp (87% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.059% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0074% fail on Switch
    • 0.067% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.045% fail on Horn
      • 0.0074% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0074% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0074% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.037% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.037% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.030% fail on Daytime running lamps (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes (59% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (91% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.22% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.22% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0074% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0074% fail on Lever
    • 0.33% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0074% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.045% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.045% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0074% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.037% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Rbt
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.089% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0074% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.067% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.052% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0074% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.030% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.030% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0074% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (34% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (89% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on View to rear
      • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0074% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0074% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0074% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.0074% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0074% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.0074% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0074% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.30% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0074% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.074% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.037% fail on Shock absorbers (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.022% fail on Springs (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Mounting
    • 0.015% fail on Suspension rods (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0074% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0074% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 0.29% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.089% fail on Bumpers (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Tank
      • 0.0074% fail on Pipe
    • 0.052% fail on Body
      • 0.052% fail on Other body component
    • 0.030% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
      • 0.015% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.0074% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.015% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.0074% fail on Joints
      • 0.0074% fail on Belts
    • 0.0074% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0074% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.0074% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0074% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0074% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.052% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0074% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0074% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
  • 0.022% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0074% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0074% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0074% fail on Electronic power steering
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