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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2002
43.1% pass rate
from 1,859 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 2002 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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (40% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 13% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 11% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes (56% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (90% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Springs (34% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Coil springs (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (60% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.91% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension rod (8 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 29% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 7.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (38% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (54% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.054% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (160% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake discs (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Cable (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Rod
        • 0.054% fail on Linkage
    • 7.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (36% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.86% fail on Lever
    • 0.75% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.75% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
    • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.16% fail on Valves
      • 0.054% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.43% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.054% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.054% fail on Servos
    • 0.054% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (32% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (67% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.32% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (57% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.3% fail on Horn
      • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (43% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.75% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.11% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 16% fail on Visibility (53% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 11% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.054% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.54% fail on Driver's view (150% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.054% fail on Bonnet
  • 12% fail on Steering (71% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 10% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 9.5% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.054% fail on Other components
        • 0.054% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.65% fail on Steering gear (54% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack (55% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
    • 0.65% fail on Steering play (130% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering
      • 0.38% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
    • 0.54% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering column
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
        • 0.11% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts (83% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis (46% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition (46% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Tank
      • 0.27% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.11% fail on Hose
      • 0.11% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (59% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (59% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Engine mounting (200% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.48% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Body (56% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Other body component
      • 0.054% fail on Panel
    • 0.43% fail on Doors
      • 0.32% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition
        • 0.11% fail on Hinge (7 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Catch
      • 0.054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
      • 0.054% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.32% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.22% fail on Load security
      • 0.22% fail on Loading door (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Cabs
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
    • 0.054% fail on Towbar
      • 0.054% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.054% fail on Floor
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (31% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
      • 0.054% fail on Requirements
    • 0.22% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (68% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.054% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 0.70% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.054% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.054% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.6% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle (63% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates (67% worse than other 2002 vans)
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.054% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.054% fail on Anchorages