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Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
55.1% pass rate
from 4,120 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Combo is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 12% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Mounting
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage
      • 0.073% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.073% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (87% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes (82% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.63% fail on Macpherson strut (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.097% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings (49% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.049% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.049% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (34% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp (20% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (29% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (29% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (54% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (65% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp (45% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.61% fail on Horn
      • 0.097% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.073% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.049% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.66% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.66% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors (79% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.024% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.024% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.024% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (79% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth (55% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 7.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.024% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.097% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.024% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.4% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (39% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (49% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
        • 0.073% fail on Lever
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.44% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.073% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake control (81% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.92% fail on Lever (82% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.36% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.073% fail on Electronic stability control (76% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Rigid brake pipes (89% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.049% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.049% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Compression ignition (97% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.049% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.024% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.024% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 3.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on Joints (81% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Prop shafts (82% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Joints
      • 0.024% fail on Belts
    • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting condition (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Bracket
    • 0.22% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.024% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Carrier
      • 0.073% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.097% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.097% fail on Door condition
      • 0.073% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.073% fail on Door condition
      • 0.049% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system (61% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.049% fail on System
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.097% fail on Undertray
    • 0.073% fail on Seats
      • 0.073% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.024% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (28% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
        • 0.024% fail on Steering component
      • 0.024% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.24% fail on Steering play
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.097% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.073% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.097% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.073% fail on Other components
    • 0.17% fail on Steering wheel (16 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.073% fail on Steering coupling (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.073% fail on Universal joint (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Steering column
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.073% fail on Pre-tensioners (15 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Load limiters
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Airbags
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers airbag