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Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
42.3% pass rate
from 6,873 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2004 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Combo is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (77% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 10% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 10% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 10% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.073% fail on Mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Ball joint (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (40% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (90% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (48% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component (41% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension rods (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.044% fail on Axles
      • 0.044% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp (12% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (20% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (31% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (52% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.64% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Electrical equipment (36% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Horn (32% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies) (83% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.087% fail on Hazard warning (87% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Switch (87% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.058% fail on Rear reflectors (87% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 24% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (25% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (36% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 8.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 5.7% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (32% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.044% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (87% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (88% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.073% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (24% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (24% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (77% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (58% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.044% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.71% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.63% fail on Cable
        • 0.073% fail on Lever
        • 0.015% fail on Linkage
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.79% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (73% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
      • 0.015% fail on Valves
    • 0.25% fail on Flexible brake hoses (47% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.073% fail on Valves
      • 0.044% fail on Servos
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.073% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (73% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.073% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.044% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.015% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.015% fail on Other braking system component
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 10% fail on Transmission (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 9.9% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 9.8% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.058% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.029% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.015% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts (76% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
      • 0.015% fail on Belts
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (56% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.20% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Tank
      • 0.087% fail on Pipe
      • 0.058% fail on Hose
    • 0.76% fail on Integral vehicle structure (68% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (73% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame (190% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame condition (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.64% fail on Spare wheel (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Carrier (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel condition (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Chassis (75% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Chassis condition (75% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors (50% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
        • 0.058% fail on Hinge
        • 0.015% fail on Pillar
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door (68% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.087% fail on Door condition (75% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Catch
      • 0.058% fail on Front passenger's door (73% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition (72% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.073% fail on Bracket
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.25% fail on Body (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component (75% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Panel (69% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers (60% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Towbar
      • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.029% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.015% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.16% fail on Floor
    • 0.015% fail on Cabs
      • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.015% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 14% fail on Visibility (34% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Washers (53% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (21% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (38% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (39% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.76% fail on Condition of glass (44% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Windscreen (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Window
    • 0.54% fail on Driver's view (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet (77% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 14% fail on Tyres (95% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Tread depth (82% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 12% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Steering linkage components (51% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 6.5% fail on Track rod end (43% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Drag link end (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.058% fail on Other components
        • 0.044% fail on Steering linkage
        • 0.015% fail on Steering component
    • 1.9% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering gear (47% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack (42% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Steering column (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Steering coupling (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.28% fail on Steering wheel (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.073% fail on Power steering (89% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Operation (81% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Rams
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.8% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.087% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.044% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.044% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.029% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (83% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.044% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.015% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (45% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks (63% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray
  • 3.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (40% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.044% fail on Pre-tensioners
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
    • 0.10% fail on Airbags
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Hubs
  • 0.029% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.029% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.029% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.029% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.015% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.015% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors