Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2003
43.1% pass rate
from 5,881 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2003 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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Combo is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (33% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (62% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (75% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 9.4% fail on Springs (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 9.3% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (34% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.3% fail on Ball joint (39% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (41% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (33% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.90% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.63% fail on Sub-frame (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (57% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component (49% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.085% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.068% fail on Axles
      • 0.068% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 24% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (53% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 9.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.051% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.43% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (82% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.068% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.051% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (40% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (65% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (51% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.034% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.65% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.60% fail on Cable
        • 0.017% fail on Linkage
        • 0.017% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.017% fail on Pivot
    • 2.4% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Pedal (89% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.80% fail on Lever
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (94% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.085% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.068% fail on Valves
      • 0.034% fail on Servos
    • 0.17% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Valves
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses (67% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (68% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.017% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.034% fail on Additional braking device
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
    • 0.085% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (84% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps (34% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp (45% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (44% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (44% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters (36% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 3.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies) (92% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (39% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (59% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning (75% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Switch (75% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.034% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.017% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 11% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.034% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.017% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.51% fail on Prop shafts (45% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Joints (64% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (20% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.24% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
    • 0.87% fail on Integral vehicle structure (65% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (66% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.017% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.77% fail on Spare wheel (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Carrier (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel condition (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Chassis (77% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis condition (77% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Doors (48% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
        • 0.10% fail on Hinge (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
      • 0.17% fail on Other passenger's door (56% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition (58% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
      • 0.085% fail on Front passenger's door (69% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition (68% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.068% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.29% fail on Towbar
      • 0.27% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.26% fail on Floor
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.051% fail on Bracket
    • 0.22% fail on Body (76% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component (69% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Body condition
      • 0.034% fail on Panel (90% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers (59% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Cabs (76% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Prescribed areas (70% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.051% fail on Undertray
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Visibility (19% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Washers (33% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.92% fail on View to rear
      • 0.88% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.034% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.80% fail on Condition of glass (56% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Windscreen (59% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Window
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.068% fail on Bonnet (72% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 13% fail on Tyres (85% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Tread depth (66% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Condition (99% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 12% fail on Steering (72% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Steering linkage components (53% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (43% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Drag link end (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Other components
        • 0.051% fail on Steering linkage
        • 0.017% fail on Steering component
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
    • 2.4% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering gear (53% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack (52% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Steering coupling (9 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Universal joint (9 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Flexible coupling (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Steering column (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.051% fail on Power steering (93% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation (84% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.034% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering shaft
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (86% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 7.9% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (69% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.75% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.22% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.034% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.017% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (68% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.85% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (91% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.49% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.034% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks (43% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.017% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.017% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (56% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.068% fail on Airbags
      • 0.068% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (48% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates (48% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 0.034% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.034% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.034% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.034% fail on Belt(s)/padding