Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2008
55.1% pass rate
from 10,908 tests in 2017
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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Combo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.4% fail on Headlamp aim (67% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps (30% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps (25% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (53% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.018% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (46% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (19% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (19% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps (47% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators (75% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters (52% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Switch
        • 0.0092% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.1% fail on Battery (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Fog lamp (70% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Horn (51% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Switch
      • 0.10% fail on Lamp
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors (84% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Electrical wiring (87% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 23% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 12% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 12% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Location
    • 8.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (77% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition (70% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment (90% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0092% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (51% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (50% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.0092% fail on Couplings
      • 0.037% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.037% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints (39% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Front (82% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (62% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods (77% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0092% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (57% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Component mounting (74% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.064% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.055% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
      • 0.0092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment
    • 0.037% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.028% fail on Axles
      • 0.018% fail on Swivel joints/housing
      • 0.0092% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.018% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.018% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0092% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0092% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Tyres (63% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (48% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (87% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels (17% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (25% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (71% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.028% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0092% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 3.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (31% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Components (30% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Pipes (28% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Hoses
        • 0.046% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0092% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.018% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (91% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components (36% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs (39% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.073% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.018% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.62% fail on Parking brake (46% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Fitment
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake control components (34% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal (34% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.37% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on ABS (51% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Mechanical components (39% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Cable
      • 0.028% fail on Lever
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0092% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0092% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0092% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (10% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (13% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers (18% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.85% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.028% fail on Bonnet (84% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 6.1% fail on Steering (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Steering system (32% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (30% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.35% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.064% fail on Other components (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.064% fail on Steering pivot point (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.58% fail on Steering control (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering coupling (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Steering wheel (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Steering lock (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Steering shaft (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.018% fail on Power steering (97% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation (93% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.0092% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0092% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system (91% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on System (70% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.064% fail on Pipe
      • 0.064% fail on Cap (70% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0092% fail on Tank
    • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions (42% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (44% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
      • 0.092% fail on Passengers
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition (72% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mountings (91% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Doors (62% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front (87% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Spare wheel (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.028% fail on Vehicle structure (86% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Chassis (86% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.0092% fail on Body security
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.90% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
    • 0.37% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (69% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Attachment
  • 0.018% fail on Towbars
    • 0.018% fail on Vehicle structure