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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2005
44.8% pass rate
from 10,842 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2005 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 16% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 14% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes (52% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover (40% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins and bushes (27% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage (48% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (69% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0092% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.9% fail on Coil springs (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Coil spring (65% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (85% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (56% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.67% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (86% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Macpherson strut (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (57% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Sub-frame (78% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.028% fail on Axles (75% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 28% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps (40% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Position lamp (39% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.046% fail on Switch
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device (54% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.0092% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators (28% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type (28% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.092% fail on All direction indicators (66% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.2% fail on Horn (30% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.065% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.046% fail on Battery(ies) (92% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (30% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (29% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.092% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.028% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.028% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.028% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0092% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 22% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (30% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (78% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.055% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.42% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (86% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.065% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.092% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.065% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (21% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.065% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0092% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.85% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance (58% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (80% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0092% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0092% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (97% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.028% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (55% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (61% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0092% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.8% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Linkage
        • 0.046% fail on Pivot
    • 3.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (94% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (98% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.0092% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 3.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (38% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on Flexible brake hoses (53% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (29% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Hand lever (63% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal (69% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (81% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (52% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.018% fail on Servos
    • 0.018% fail on Load sensing valves (98% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (90% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Other components
  • 13% fail on Visibility (33% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 7.6% fail on Washers (71% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.56% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.018% fail on Window
    • 0.41% fail on Driver's view (100% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 13% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 11% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (96% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.055% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0092% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.80% fail on Power steering
      • 0.41% fail on Operation (82% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Other components
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.074% fail on Pump (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Rams
    • 0.69% fail on Steering gear (30% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack (26% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
      • 0.0092% fail on Steering box
    • 0.23% fail on Steering play
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.065% fail on Steering column
    • 0.046% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.037% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.018% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.018% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.0092% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (39% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Requirements
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0092% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.24% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (66% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.074% fail on Prop shafts (92% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.074% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.95% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (58% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Hose
    • 0.60% fail on Body (31% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Other body component
      • 0.11% fail on Panel (65% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Body condition
      • 0.018% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.55% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
        • 0.018% fail on Catch
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door (58% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition (62% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.0092% fail on Catch
        • 0.0092% fail on Hinge
    • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (79% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Chassis condition (83% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.31% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.27% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.046% fail on Bracket
    • 0.29% fail on Bumpers (37% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.074% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.074% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.065% fail on Carrier
      • 0.0092% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.074% fail on Load security
      • 0.065% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0092% fail on Access panel
    • 0.046% fail on Towbar (77% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0092% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.037% fail on Cabs (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.0092% fail on Steps
    • 0.028% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0092% fail on Floor
  • 4.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (29% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Compression ignition (29% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (35% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.73% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (34% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested (36% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.065% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.028% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.018% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0092% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0092% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.018% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (88% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Spark ignition (29% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.037% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.018% fail on Catalyst emissions (90% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.89% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.092% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.055% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0092% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0092% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle (42% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates (43% worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
  • 0.046% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.028% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.018% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.018% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.018% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.018% fail on Steps
  • 0.0092% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0092% fail on Speedometer