Vauxhall Brava MOT Results

Registered in 1998
41.2% pass rate
from 97 tests in 2020
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 1998 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Brava is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (130% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 7.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 7.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 7.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.0% fail on Horn
  • 26% fail on Brakes
    • 19% fail on Brake performance
      • 10% fail on Service brake performance
        • 10% fail on Rbt
          • 10% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 8.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 8.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 8.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1998 vans)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 6.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 7.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Servos
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.0% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.0% fail on Servos
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 1.0% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 24% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 6.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.1% fail on Joints
      • 1.0% fail on Prop shafts
        • 1.0% fail on Bearing housing
      • 1.0% fail on Chains
    • 3.1% fail on Chassis
      • 3.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 3.1% fail on Body
      • 2.1% fail on Panel
      • 1.0% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 2.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Tank
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe
    • 1.0% fail on Floor
    • 1.0% fail on Cabs
      • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.2% fail on Springs
      • 5.2% fail on Leaf springs (6 times worse than other 1998 vans)
        • 5.2% fail on Shackle pins and bushes (17 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension rods (16 times worse than other 1998 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Suspension rod (74 times worse than other 1998 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 14% fail on Visibility
    • 9.3% fail on Wipers
    • 7.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 7.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 7.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 2.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 2.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment