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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2010
46.7% pass rate
from 8,346 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2010 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 2010 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (37% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp (12% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp (49% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps (18% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (17% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.012% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.012% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (35% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (55% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.012% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (56% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (56% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.98% fail on Individual direction indicators (46% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on All direction indicators (74% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.28% fail on Reversing lamps (56% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps (58% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.036% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.012% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 21% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Suspension arms (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover (52% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Suspension arm
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (52% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (77% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint dust cover (64% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (62% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings (79% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Springs (42% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.084% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (150% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Other suspension component (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.92% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Axle
    • 0.048% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.036% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2010 vans)
  • 20% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (70% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (96% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 8.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (97% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.048% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (99% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 7.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Brake pads (34% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.084% fail on Lever
        • 0.012% fail on Linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Pivot
        • 0.012% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.012% fail on Brake drums
    • 5.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.92% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever
    • 0.59% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.36% fail on Pedal
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.096% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.072% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.012% fail on Servos
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.012% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 15% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 14% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (77% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
        • 0.024% fail on Steering component (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering (45% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.048% fail on Pipes and hoses (71% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Pump
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Steering play
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear (58% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (57% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
    • 0.060% fail on Steering column
    • 0.024% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.024% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.012% fail on Steering wheel
  • 10% fail on Visibility (31% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (58% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (24% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on View to rear
      • 0.67% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.46% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (41% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 7.7% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.024% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
      • 0.012% fail on Belts
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
        • 0.012% fail on Hinge
      • 0.048% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Body (46% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
      • 0.048% fail on Panel
      • 0.024% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.072% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray (190% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (78% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.096% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.012% fail on Tank
      • 0.012% fail on System
    • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.024% fail on Integral vehicle structure (88% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (88% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.024% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.024% fail on Chassis condition (81% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.024% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.024% fail on Carrier
    • 0.024% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.012% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.012% fail on Loading door
    • 0.012% fail on Towbar
      • 0.012% fail on Other towbar components
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (30% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (28% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.084% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.024% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.012% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.036% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.036% fail on Undertray
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (24% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (81% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Airbags
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.96% fail on Identification of the vehicle (43% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plates (39% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.012% fail on Hubs
  • 0.012% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.012% fail on Passenger grab handles
  • 0.012% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.012% fail on Anchorages