Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
42.9% pass rate
from 2,323 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 2002 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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Combo is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (88% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Springs (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 8.6% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Mounting
      • 0.22% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes (79% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (23% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Sub-frames (76% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.086% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.26% fail on Other suspension component (73% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint (84% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.086% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.086% fail on Axles
      • 0.086% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (40% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamps (85% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (97% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies) (88% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 0.086% fail on Hazard warning (80% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Switch (80% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.043% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.043% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.043% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 25% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 9.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (54% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 9.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.086% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.086% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.39% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.086% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.73% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.69% fail on Cable
        • 0.043% fail on Linkage
    • 2.5% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 2.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.95% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.95% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.043% fail on Servos
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.086% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.086% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.043% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.043% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.043% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 11% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Flexible couplings (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Prop shafts (58% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Joints
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (32% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.086% fail on Hose
    • 1.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (43% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (48% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame condition (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Chassis (67% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Chassis condition (67% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.77% fail on Spare wheel (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Carrier (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Spare wheel condition (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Doors (54% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.086% fail on Door condition
        • 0.043% fail on Catch
        • 0.043% fail on Hinge
      • 0.13% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.086% fail on Door condition
        • 0.043% fail on Catch
    • 0.43% fail on Seats
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.043% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.22% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.13% fail on Bracket
    • 0.34% fail on Body (69% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Other body component
      • 0.086% fail on Body condition
      • 0.086% fail on Panel (81% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Towbar
      • 0.30% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.30% fail on Floor
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Cabs
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.043% fail on Undertray
  • 15% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Washers (70% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Wipers (25% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.1% fail on Condition of glass (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Windscreen (97% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Window
    • 0.47% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.086% fail on Bonnet
  • 12% fail on Tyres (87% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth (79% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.95% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
  • 11% fail on Steering (61% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Steering linkage components (48% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Track rod end (45% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Other components
        • 0.086% fail on Steering linkage
    • 2.2% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering column (9 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering wheel (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering (62% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
    • 0.22% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Universal joint (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.043% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (90% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (96% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.086% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.043% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.043% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.086% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.43% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.043% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.043% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 2.3% fail on Fluid leaks (93% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Engine oil leaks (84% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.043% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.043% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (27% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts (44% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.043% fail on Airbags
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.043% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.043% fail on Speedometer