Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
44.7% pass rate
from 7,757 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2005 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Combo is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (36% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes (71% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (76% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (82% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 10% fail on Springs (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 10% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 10% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.064% fail on Mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (82% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Suspension arms (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint (17% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes (83% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (33% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (34% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Other suspension component (33% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.026% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (53% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.077% fail on Axles
      • 0.064% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Axle
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamps (40% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp (44% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.039% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp (20% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (47% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (74% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.83% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.090% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies) (79% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.039% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (53% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (61% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
      • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.077% fail on Hazard warning (85% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Switch (85% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.026% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (13% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (28% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (30% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (79% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (82% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (85% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.077% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.064% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.039% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.026% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.052% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (42% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (41% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (53% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.026% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.41% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.32% fail on Cable
        • 0.10% fail on Lever
        • 0.013% fail on Linkage
    • 1.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.79% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.48% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (78% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.44% fail on Parking brake control (35% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Lever (35% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses (46% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.064% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.039% fail on Servos
      • 0.039% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.026% fail on Valves
    • 0.052% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.039% fail on Servos
      • 0.013% fail on Leaks
    • 0.052% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (72% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.039% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
    • 0.013% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 13% fail on Visibility (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (29% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (30% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Condition of glass (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Windscreen (68% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Window
    • 0.84% fail on View to rear
      • 0.84% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.026% fail on Bonnet (88% better than other 2005 vans)
  • 12% fail on Tyres (83% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.73% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (13% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (30% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts (19% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Joints (20% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.039% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts (81% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
      • 0.013% fail on Belts
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (53% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe (82% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.077% fail on Tank (66% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Hose
    • 0.54% fail on Integral vehicle structure (72% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (71% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Chassis (75% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis condition (76% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.46% fail on Spare wheel (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Carrier (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.44% fail on Doors (39% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
        • 0.013% fail on Hinge
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.077% fail on Door condition
        • 0.026% fail on Hinge
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.077% fail on Bracket
    • 0.24% fail on Body (72% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component (61% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Panel (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Towbar
      • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.026% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.013% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers (61% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.077% fail on Floor
    • 0.039% fail on Load security
      • 0.026% fail on Loading door
      • 0.013% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.013% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.039% fail on Cabs (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.026% fail on Undertray
  • 9.5% fail on Steering (50% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Steering linkage components (48% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (45% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint (79% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Drag link end (90% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.013% fail on Lock stop
    • 1.7% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering box
    • 0.75% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.077% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Steering box
    • 0.35% fail on Steering coupling (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Universal joint (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.013% fail on Power steering
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (45% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (49% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Compression ignition (43% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.077% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (85% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (99% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (32% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks (36% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.026% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.013% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (47% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Prescribed areas (59% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Pre-tensioners (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (36% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Airbags
      • 0.052% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (40% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates (41% worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (56% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.026% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.026% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.026% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.026% fail on Anchorages