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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2008
47.5% pass rate
from 13,052 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2008 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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.7% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (32% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (27% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.023% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0077% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (23% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (23% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.038% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Semaphore (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.0077% fail on Arm
        • 0.0077% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (30% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Horn (22% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.069% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.023% fail on Battery(ies) (91% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.100% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.084% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.023% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0077% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0077% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0077% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0077% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 22% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Suspension arms (69% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.9% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins and bushes (64% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover (74% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Suspension arm
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (14% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (22% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (48% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint dust cover (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (64% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage (53% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Springs (33% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Coil springs (33% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Coil spring (31% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.061% fail on Mounting (160% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0077% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.83% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0077% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings (23% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (86% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Sub-frames (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.031% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0077% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.046% fail on Axles
      • 0.031% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.0077% fail on Axle
      • 0.0077% fail on Stub axle
  • 22% fail on Brakes (31% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (42% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.54% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.0077% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.23% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.092% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.0077% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0077% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (19% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance (37% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% better than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (76% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Lever (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Pivot
        • 0.031% fail on Linkage
        • 0.031% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.015% fail on Brake slack adjuster
        • 0.0077% fail on Rod
        • 0.0077% fail on Clevis joint
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.015% fail on Brake drums
    • 5.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (29% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.069% fail on Electronic stability control (81% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.68% fail on Lever
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal (37% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever (55% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Flexible brake hoses (55% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (56% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (97% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.092% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.031% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0077% fail on Servos
    • 0.054% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
      • 0.0077% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0077% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.0077% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0077% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0077% fail on Servos
    • 0.0077% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 13% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (180% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint (75% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Drag link end (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
        • 0.023% fail on Steering linkage
        • 0.0077% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0077% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.0077% fail on Components
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering (31% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.077% fail on Pump (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Other components (66% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Pipes and hoses (76% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0077% fail on Rams
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear (58% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (59% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 0.22% fail on Steering play
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.031% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.023% fail on Steering column
    • 0.023% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.0077% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 0.0077% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.0077% fail on Motorcycle derived steering systems
      • 0.0077% fail on Head bearings
  • 11% fail on Visibility (21% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (28% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (22% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on View to rear
      • 0.94% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.023% fail on Window
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (27% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition (35% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.42% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (64% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (71% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (60% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.015% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0077% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0077% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.0077% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0077% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0077% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.015% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0077% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0077% fail on Undertray
  • 3.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (57% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (57% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (51% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Joints (51% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.0077% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.054% fail on Prop shafts (90% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Joints (79% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Bracket (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system (39% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.092% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe (58% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.069% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Body (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component (57% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Panel (69% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Front passenger's door (67% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.077% fail on Door condition (65% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Other passenger's door (70% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition (70% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.0077% fail on Hinge
      • 0.054% fail on Driver's door (59% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.092% fail on Chassis (85% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.077% fail on Chassis condition (87% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.084% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.077% fail on Carrier
      • 0.0077% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.061% fail on Undertray
    • 0.038% fail on Towbar
      • 0.031% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0077% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.038% fail on Load security
      • 0.031% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0077% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0077% fail on Other tailgate component
    • 0.031% fail on Integral vehicle structure (96% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (96% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0077% fail on Floor
  • 3.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (69% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (44% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
      • 0.031% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0077% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.046% fail on Airbags
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.023% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% fail on Condition
  • 0.031% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.031% fail on Anchorages (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 0.015% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0077% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0077% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0077% fail on Speed limiter plate
  • 0.0077% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0077% fail on Doors
      • 0.0077% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors