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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2003
42.5% pass rate
from 4,517 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2003 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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 14% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 13% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes (46% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Suspension arm (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint (69% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (72% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage (59% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.044% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (90% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Coil spring (91% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.044% fail on Mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (44% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component (78% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.00% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.86% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (56% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.089% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.089% fail on Axles
      • 0.066% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Axle
    • 0.022% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension unit
  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Stop lamp (20% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (30% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (28% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (22% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on All position lamps (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Dipswitch (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device (88% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (32% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (32% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Horn
      • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.044% fail on Battery(ies) (94% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.089% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 26% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 18% fail on Brake performance (48% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (99% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.089% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.044% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (25% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (28% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance (39% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 5.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (19% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (19% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.58% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.022% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.066% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.066% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.044% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (100% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.044% fail on Pivot
        • 0.022% fail on Linkage
    • 5.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.1% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.84% fail on Lever
    • 0.73% fail on Flexible brake hoses (75% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.71% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal (70% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.24% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.089% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.089% fail on Valves
      • 0.066% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.089% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (73% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
    • 0.022% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.022% fail on Leaks
  • 17% fail on Visibility (61% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 12% fail on Washers (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.00% fail on View to rear
      • 0.93% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.066% fail on Indirect vision devices (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.022% fail on Window
    • 0.42% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
  • 14% fail on Steering (93% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.089% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.022% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.77% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Pump (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.022% fail on Rams
    • 0.71% fail on Steering gear (42% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack (44% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
    • 0.55% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering play
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.022% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.022% fail on Universal joint
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (28% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission (17% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Joints
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts (88% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Chassis
      • 2.1% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.044% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (33% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (33% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on Tank (180% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.066% fail on Hose
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Body (39% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Panel (67% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Body condition
    • 0.46% fail on Engine mounting (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Engine mounting condition (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Bracket
    • 0.27% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
      • 0.089% fail on Other passenger's door (77% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition (82% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Catch
      • 0.066% fail on Driver's door (74% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers (61% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.13% fail on Carrier
      • 0.044% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Loading door (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.066% fail on Towbar (73% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.022% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.066% fail on Cabs (77% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.022% fail on Floor
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 6.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (30% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (200% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (59% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
      • 0.044% fail on Requirements
    • 0.31% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (29% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (25% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (31% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.71% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested (41% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.044% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.022% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.022% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.022% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.022% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.022% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.38% fail on Spark ignition (55% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.022% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.022% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.022% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Fluid leaks (58% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Engine oil leaks (65% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle (53% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates (54% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 0.13% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.13% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.044% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.022% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.022% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.022% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.022% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors