Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.2% pass rate
from 7,912 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2004 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 16% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 14% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes (50% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (99% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Pins and bushes (34% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage (61% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Springs
      • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (79% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring (80% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
      • 0.063% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (50% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component (76% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (48% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Sub-frame (85% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.83% fail on Macpherson strut (200% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.063% fail on Suspension rod (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.038% fail on Axles
      • 0.038% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension unit
  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp (24% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (24% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (30% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (28% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.038% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp levelling device (92% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.8% fail on Horn (49% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.013% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Switch
      • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (44% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (44% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (31% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Switch
        • 0.051% fail on All direction indicators (81% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.088% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.013% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 24% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (40% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (98% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.40% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (81% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.83% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.051% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (19% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (19% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (96% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Brake drums
      • 2.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Linkage
        • 0.025% fail on Pivot
        • 0.013% fail on Rod
        • 0.013% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.013% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (28% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (94% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (97% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability control (81% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.78% fail on Flexible brake hoses (68% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.76% fail on Lever
    • 0.66% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever (67% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal (43% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (170% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.025% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.025% fail on Valves
      • 0.013% fail on Servos
    • 0.13% fail on Load sensing valves (90% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.038% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (86% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
      • 0.013% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.025% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.025% fail on Leaks
    • 0.013% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Visibility (47% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 10% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on View to rear (57% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Mirrors (50% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Indirect vision devices (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Condition of glass (42% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.73% fail on Windscreen (43% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Window
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Steering (91% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint (62% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.051% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.038% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.013% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.013% fail on Components
    • 0.81% fail on Power steering
      • 0.46% fail on Operation (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Pump (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
    • 0.73% fail on Steering gear (28% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Steering box
    • 0.23% fail on Steering wheel (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Steering column
    • 0.013% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.013% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 9.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (34% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Transmission (32% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Drive shafts (21% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Joints (22% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.025% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts (86% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Joints (59% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis (28% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition (28% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (46% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (47% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (39% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Tank (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Engine mounting (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Engine mounting condition (150% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Bracket
    • 0.61% fail on Body (40% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Other body component
      • 0.16% fail on Panel (57% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Body condition
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (48% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
        • 0.013% fail on Hinge
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
        • 0.013% fail on Hinge
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door (69% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.088% fail on Door condition (74% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Catch
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.051% fail on Passenger's seat (69% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers (65% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Carrier
      • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.088% fail on Towbar (65% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.013% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.013% fail on Safety device
    • 0.088% fail on Cabs (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Steps
    • 0.051% fail on Load security
      • 0.038% fail on Loading door
      • 0.013% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.013% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.038% fail on Floor
    • 0.025% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.013% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.013% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (18% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (36% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Compression ignition (33% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (39% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.62% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.063% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (71% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.013% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition (51% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (53% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.088% fail on Catalyst emissions (63% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.025% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.051% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.013% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.013% fail on Undertray
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (61% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (62% worse than other 2004 vans)
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Condition
  • 0.025% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.025% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.025% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.013% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.013% fail on Doors
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors