Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2003
41.0% pass rate
from 8,439 tests in 2017
(13% 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.

  • 37% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.059% fail on Couplings
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.20% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.012% fail on Universal joint
    • 13% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 13% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 10% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (35% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 6.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (44% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (97% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Condition (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (66% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting (55% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Subframe mounting (49% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting (96% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints (21% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (42% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear (50% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Front (67% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.45% fail on Tie bars/rods (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut (45% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.036% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.036% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.024% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Axles (81% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.024% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.012% fail on General condition
    • 0.012% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension unit
  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (16% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps (29% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on All position lamps (69% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 7.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators (45% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type (45% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Individual lamps (56% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.63% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Switch (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Tell tales (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamps (41% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Switch
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.024% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.012% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.012% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp (57% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Tell tale (70% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Hazard warning (74% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Switch (77% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Lamp (72% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.071% fail on Electrical wiring (62% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.071% fail on Trailer electrical socket (69% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors (86% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 27% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (29% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.8% fail on Rear wheels (66% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.8% fail on Parking brake performance (54% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.095% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation
    • 13% fail on Hydraulic systems (33% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 13% fail on Components (35% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 9.9% fail on Pipes (56% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Valves (22% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.095% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.083% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.94% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Wheel cylinder (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.012% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake (39% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (40% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake control components (57% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (57% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.97% fail on Anti-slip (60% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Cable
    • 0.53% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.52% fail on Cable
      • 0.012% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.38% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.071% fail on Components
        • 0.059% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes
      • 0.036% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.095% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.083% fail on ABS (81% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 16% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 8.2% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Washers (46% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.012% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 15% fail on Tyres (68% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Tread depth (61% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 13% fail on Steering (80% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering system (92% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Track rod end (51% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Free play (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack (86% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Drag link end (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Other components (84% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.012% fail on Steering component
    • 1.2% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.024% fail on Flexible coupling (8 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Steering shaft (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.44% fail on Steering operation (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering (84% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Operation (78% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Electronic power steering (8 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Rams
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
    • 0.095% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.024% fail on Locking devices
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (31% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Emissions (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system (46% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on System (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Cap (53% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.047% fail on Hose
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (67% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (41% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.012% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (66% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements (74% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (57% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.95% fail on Body condition (74% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Spare wheel (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on Vehicle structure (78% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis (78% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Doors (61% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front (53% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers other (86% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mountings (75% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Body security
    • 0.047% fail on Load security
      • 0.024% fail on Loading door
      • 0.012% fail on Access panel
      • 0.012% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.036% fail on Speedometer
  • 2.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (38% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate (39% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Towbars
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.024% fail on Towbar
    • 0.012% fail on Adjustable towbar