Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2011
46.3% pass rate
from 13,115 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 2011 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (35% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (36% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0076% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.046% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (20% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (20% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (21% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Switch
      • 0.0076% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0076% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (44% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.061% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.023% fail on Battery(ies) (77% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on All direction indicators (82% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.52% fail on Rear reflectors (79% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0076% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.046% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.038% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0076% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 9.4% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes (35% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (57% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover (72% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage (69% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.099% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (80% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0076% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.9% fail on Springs (15% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (17% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring (16% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0076% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0076% fail on Attachment bracket
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings (87% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.0076% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (52% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.34% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.015% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Axle
    • 0.099% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.038% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 19% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (79% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 8.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.099% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.0076% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0076% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.64% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0076% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0076% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake performance not tested (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.5% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Lever (120% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Pivot (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on Relay lever (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0076% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 4.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (58% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.67% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.46% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.46% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (32% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal (47% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses (89% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.023% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
    • 0.0076% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.0076% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.0076% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 16% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 16% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 16% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0076% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0076% fail on Other components
        • 0.0076% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0076% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.16% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.091% fail on Steering rack (60% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering (53% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Operation
      • 0.053% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.038% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering wheel
  • 10% fail on Visibility (29% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (48% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (27% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on View to rear
      • 0.66% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0076% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.47% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet
  • 10.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (76% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 8.4% fail on Joints (200% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0076% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.34% fail on Joints (68% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
      • 0.061% fail on Panel
    • 0.23% fail on Doors
      • 0.084% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0076% fail on Hinge
      • 0.076% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition
      • 0.076% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.069% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0076% fail on Catch
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.099% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.069% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (78% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (61% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Tank (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe (84% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.015% fail on System (79% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.084% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.076% fail on Carrier
      • 0.0076% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.053% fail on Towbar
      • 0.046% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0076% fail on Safety device
    • 0.030% fail on Load security
      • 0.023% fail on Loading door
      • 0.0076% fail on Access panel
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.015% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.015% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0076% fail on Trikes and quads
      • 0.0076% fail on Footrests
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type (58% worse than other 2011 vans)
  • 5.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (18% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (23% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Compression ignition (15% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (61% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.038% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0076% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0076% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (51% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (58% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks (43% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.023% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.023% fail on Undertray
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.84% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.038% fail on Airbags
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.92% fail on Identification of the vehicle (37% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plates (37% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.0076% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition (97% worse than other 2011 vans)
  • 0.038% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.023% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.023% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0076% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0076% fail on Speedometer