Vauxhall Combo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
54.8% pass rate
from 3,731 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.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (87% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 12% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 12% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 12% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting (9 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint (54% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage (16% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Anti-roll bar (26% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (33% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes (98% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (35% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (19% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (77% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Macpherson strut (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Other suspension component (25% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (26% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes (36% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.21% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Suspension rods (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.027% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.027% fail on Sub-frame
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (7.7% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp (17% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (50% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (50% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (53% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (10% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (99% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (37% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (37% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (41% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (31% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators (85% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Electrical equipment (2.3% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Horn (0.092% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies) (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.54% fail on Reversing lamps (7.7% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Reversing lamps (10% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Switch (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Position lamp (40% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning (48% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Switch (48% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors (56% better than other 2012 vans)
  • 9.3% fail on Tyres (65% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth (39% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility (14% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (3.9% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on View to rear (46% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.91% fail on Mirrors (45% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.72% fail on Condition of glass (68% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Windscreen (73% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view (18% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (42% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (4.6% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (6.2% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (26% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Cable (7.7% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Lever
    • 3.0% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (14% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (17% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance (29% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake imbalance (9.0% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.054% fail on Plate brake tester (59% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance (46% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (44% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.64% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.080% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (34% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (40% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (19% better than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Brake performance not tested (52% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (87% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.70% fail on Pedal (60% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control (34% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Lever (35% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (40% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Anti-lock braking system (25% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic braking system
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.48% fail on Rigid brake pipes (81% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses (12% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (45% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (95% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic systems (50% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.027% fail on Servos
    • 0.027% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Compression ignition (65% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (16% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.94% fail on Spark ignition (8.2% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7.3% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Fluid leaks (30% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks (36% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Other leaks (41% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.054% fail on Noise suppression (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (45% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust system (67% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (87% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Prop shafts (83% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Bracket (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system (20% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (71% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
      • 0.027% fail on Hose
    • 0.19% fail on Body (45% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component (40% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Panel
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (23% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door (54% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition (83% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Front passenger's door (40% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition (38% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel (97% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Carrier (80% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Spare wheel condition (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers (31% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Seats (54% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Driver's seat (34% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.027% fail on Undertray
  • 3.2% fail on Steering (8.1% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components (18% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end (25% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.32% fail on Steering gear (35% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (1.6% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering (16% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses (12% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Operation (40% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Other components (24% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Pump
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play (51% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (53% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel (13 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.027% fail on Steering column
    • 0.027% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.027% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle (17% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates (17% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels (51% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (8.5% better than other 2012 vans)