Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
55.5% pass rate
from 6,645 tests in 2020
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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Combo is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Springs (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 9.7% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 9.7% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Mounting
      • 0.030% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (38% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (81% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (88% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (95% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (80% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (73% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover (47% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (200% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings (61% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (43% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Sub-frames (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component (53% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.030% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.045% fail on Axles
      • 0.045% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (36% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps (34% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp (34% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (59% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators (22% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type (22% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters (56% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.62% fail on Horn (34% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Battery(ies) (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.92% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (62% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (62% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.015% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.015% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance (31% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (45% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (44% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance (89% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.015% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.42% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.39% fail on Cable
        • 0.030% fail on Lever
        • 0.015% fail on Linkage
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (40% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.57% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (43% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Anti-lock braking system (36% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (55% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal (52% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.075% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control (75% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Lever (74% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.090% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.045% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.015% fail on Servos
      • 0.015% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.075% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.045% fail on Servos
      • 0.015% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.015% fail on Leaks
    • 0.030% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
  • 10% fail on Visibility (19% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Washers (38% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers (17% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.78% fail on View to rear
      • 0.74% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.045% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.62% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.62% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.030% fail on Bonnet (82% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 10.0% fail on Tyres (60% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (43% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type (74% worse than other 2009 vans)
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (43% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components (33% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (24% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Drag link end (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.045% fail on Steering linkage
        • 0.015% fail on Steering component
      • 0.015% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.015% fail on Components
    • 0.92% fail on Steering play (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
    • 0.21% fail on Steering column (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Steering wheel (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.015% fail on Power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.015% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (26% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (68% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission (72% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (68% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.015% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system (40% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.045% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (81% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Hose
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge
      • 0.090% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.075% fail on Door condition
        • 0.015% fail on Hinge
    • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting condition (130% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Bracket
    • 0.32% fail on Spare wheel (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Carrier (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
      • 0.075% fail on Panel
      • 0.015% fail on Body condition
      • 0.015% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.030% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure (73% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Sub-frame condition (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (88% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.075% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.045% fail on Chassis (84% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Chassis condition (84% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Towbar
      • 0.015% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Loading door
    • 0.015% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (34% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition (35% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (49% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.060% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.060% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.030% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.015% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.015% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.93% fail on Spark ignition (30% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.84% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (30% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.71% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.44% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Other leaks (110% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.74% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Pre-tensioners (12 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
    • 0.36% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Attachment
  • 0.015% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.015% fail on Belt(s)/padding