Vauxhall Astravan MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.2% pass rate
from 1,827 tests in 2020
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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Astravan is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 12% fail on Springs (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Mounting
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.9% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover (57% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (29% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.71% fail on Linkage
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (72% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Axles (25 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (46 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings (71% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.22% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (87% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp (48% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (41% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (78% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (78% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.055% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.055% fail on Switch
    • 0.055% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.055% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.055% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance (65% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (51% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (52% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.22% fail on Cable
        • 0.16% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Lever
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.055% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.27% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.22% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.055% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (76% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
      • 0.055% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.055% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.055% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 11% fail on Visibility (24% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Washers (62% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.77% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.055% fail on Window
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (49% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Size/type (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.1% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter (9 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.055% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.055% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.055% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (98% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.055% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (67% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (64% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.055% fail on Joints
      • 0.055% fail on Belts
    • 0.60% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.055% fail on Tank
      • 0.055% fail on Pipe
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.22% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Panel
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.055% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure (78% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (77% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis condition (81% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.055% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.055% fail on Bracket
    • 0.055% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.055% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (73% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (73% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.055% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (74% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.055% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.055% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.055% fail on Steering play
      • 0.055% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (61% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.77% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Requirements
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition