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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2009
48.7% pass rate
from 5,829 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 2009 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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (33% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps (36% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Position lamp (37% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.017% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.017% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Horn (63% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.051% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.10% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.086% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.017% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Suspension (34% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Suspension arms (91% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (78% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (25% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (30% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (59% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint dust cover (67% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (47% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (60% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage (63% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Springs (40% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.4% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.051% fail on Mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (62% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (49% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (98% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Axles (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.051% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.086% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (59% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 9.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 9.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (93% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.069% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (38% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (36% better than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (66% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 4.9% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.9% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.22% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Linkage
        • 0.051% fail on Pivot
        • 0.034% fail on Relay lever
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (32% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (46% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Electronic stability control (79% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
      • 0.29% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.65% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.65% fail on Lever
    • 0.53% fail on Flexible brake hoses (84% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.034% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.017% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.017% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.017% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 13% fail on Steering (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.051% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.034% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation
      • 0.069% fail on Pump
      • 0.034% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.034% fail on Other components
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 0.17% fail on Steering play
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.034% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.017% fail on Steering column
    • 0.017% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.017% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.017% fail on Universal joint
  • 10% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (45% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear
      • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.58% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type (84% worse than other 2009 vans)
  • 5.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission
      • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
        • 0.051% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts (78% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Joints
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system (56% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.069% fail on Tank
      • 0.034% fail on System
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on Pipe
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.086% fail on Panel
    • 0.27% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.051% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.24% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.22% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.017% fail on Bracket
    • 0.24% fail on Doors (52% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
        • 0.034% fail on Catch
      • 0.051% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
      • 0.051% fail on Front passenger's door (74% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.051% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.069% fail on Carrier
    • 0.069% fail on Load security
      • 0.051% fail on Loading door
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.017% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.051% fail on Towbar
      • 0.051% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.017% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.017% fail on Chassis
      • 0.017% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.017% fail on Cabs
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (27% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (27% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition (36% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.87% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (66% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested (65% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.017% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.39% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.051% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.051% fail on Undertray
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts (31% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
    • 0.051% fail on Airbags
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.87% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Belt(s)/padding