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Vauxhall Astravan MOT Results

Registered in 2005
46.0% pass rate
from 3,979 tests in 2020
(8.5% worse than other 2005 vans)
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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astravan is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (9.7% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 9.4% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp levelling device (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp (16% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.1% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Horn (62% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.050% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.075% fail on Rear reflectors (82% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
  • 25% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Springs (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (68% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.075% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms (40% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (73% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (46% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (79% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Macpherson strut (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component (59% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames (60% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (74% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.050% fail on Axles
      • 0.050% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 24% fail on Brakes (32% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (33% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (64% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.075% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.075% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.10% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.075% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (25% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (44% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.50% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.45% fail on Cable
        • 0.050% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (86% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Pedal (83% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Hand lever (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.75% fail on Lever
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems (97% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake fluid (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.050% fail on Servos
      • 0.050% fail on Valves
      • 0.025% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.35% fail on Load sensing valves (58% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.075% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.10% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.025% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.025% fail on Other braking system component
  • 13% fail on Visibility (29% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Washers (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.80% fail on View to rear
      • 0.80% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.55% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.48% fail on Driver's view (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 8.5% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 5.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.20% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (190% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.075% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.050% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.025% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.025% fail on Particulate filter
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.025% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.025% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks (61% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks (88% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (32% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 8.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (38% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system (23% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (75% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Prop shafts (94% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Joints (84% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Engine mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Bracket (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.025% fail on Tank
      • 0.025% fail on Hose
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
    • 0.48% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.35% fail on Body (60% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
      • 0.075% fail on Panel (76% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Chassis (89% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Chassis condition (89% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure (92% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (92% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.075% fail on Doors (89% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.075% fail on Door condition
    • 0.075% fail on Seats (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.075% fail on Undertray
    • 0.050% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.050% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.025% fail on Towbar
      • 0.025% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.025% fail on Floor
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (45% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components (40% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Track rod end (36% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.025% fail on Pump
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear (72% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic power steering (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Steering play (82% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.83% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts (95% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
    • 0.050% fail on Airbags
      • 0.050% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.025% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer