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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.3% pass rate
from 12,212 tests in 2017
(9.8% 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.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.6% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Position lamps (22% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.0% fail on Front lamps (51% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 9.0% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0082% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0082% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0082% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0082% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (21% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (21% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0082% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.93% fail on Horn
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.082% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.041% fail on Battery (90% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (41% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 9.9% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Rear wheels (80% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels (26% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance (41% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.4% fail on Hub components (21% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (32% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs (23% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake calipers (59% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0082% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.3% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.80% fail on Hoses (70% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.016% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.25% fail on Operation (73% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
      • 0.074% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (62% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (47% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0082% fail on Fitment
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Lever (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Pivot
      • 0.0082% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.76% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement (54% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake control components (56% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Pedal (56% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip (69% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic stability system (88% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 18% fail on Suspension (6.2% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage condition (58% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms (36% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 2.9% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (73% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings (19% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.77% fail on Rear (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (19% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.98% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Front drive shafts (62% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Trailing arms (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0082% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.025% fail on Condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Component mounting (93% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0082% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.016% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0082% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (19% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (28% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.77% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 8.7% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (99% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack (54% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.082% fail on Free play
        • 0.082% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.041% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering (37% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Other components (71% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Pipes and hoses (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Pump
      • 0.025% fail on Drive system
    • 0.20% fail on Steering operation (87% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.066% fail on Steering control
      • 0.057% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0082% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.0082% fail on Universal joint
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (10% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.090% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (50% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (53% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.082% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0082% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.84% fail on Seat belts (36% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
      • 0.041% fail on Requirements
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (32% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Body condition (54% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors (31% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.36% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers
    • 0.057% fail on Body security
    • 0.049% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.041% fail on Load security
      • 0.041% fail on Loading door
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure (92% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis (92% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.0082% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 0.71% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system (58% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on System (42% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
      • 0.033% fail on Tank (72% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.0082% fail on Hose
      • 0.0082% fail on Pipe
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system (89% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.066% fail on Emissions (87% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.057% fail on Emissions not tested (80% better than other 2008 vans)
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.090% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0082% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0082% fail on Vehicle structure