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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2012
61.8% pass rate
from 11,146 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2012 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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Position lamps (22% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Front lamps (39% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear lamps (63% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps (31% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (32% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Matched pair (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0090% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0090% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Lamp (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.054% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 0.75% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.47% fail on Individual lamps (71% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (81% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0090% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.081% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.081% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.027% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0090% fail on Battery
  • 13% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (54% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Front drive shafts (56% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (59% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.027% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (20% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.82% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (43% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (43% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Coil springs (24% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.072% fail on Location (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.62% fail on Front
      • 0.28% fail on Rear (79% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.50% fail on Trailing arms (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
      • 0.0090% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.018% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.0090% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0090% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0090% fail on Condition
    • 0.0090% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.0090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0090% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0090% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0090% fail on Axles
      • 0.0090% fail on Axle beam
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (47% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (17% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.56% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0090% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Hub components (30% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.063% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0090% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance (24% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.48% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0090% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (28% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Components (34% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.77% fail on Pipes
        • 0.63% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0090% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.13% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components (45% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal (45% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Anti-slip (52% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Mechanical components (90% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Cable (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0090% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0090% fail on Lever
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake (72% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS (51% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.081% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0090% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 5.9% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.8% fail on Steering system (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.5% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.063% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.045% fail on Free play
        • 0.045% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0090% fail on Other components
        • 0.0090% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.072% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.036% fail on Power steering (85% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0090% fail on Operation
      • 0.0090% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0090% fail on Rams
    • 0.0090% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0090% fail on Steering wheel
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.072% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.92% fail on Registration plates and VIN (32% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate (33% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.83% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.47% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0090% fail on Requirements
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.31% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0090% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.58% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (36% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.090% fail on Passengers
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers (65% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.018% fail on Body security
    • 0.0090% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0090% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0090% fail on Chassis
    • 0.0090% fail on Load security
      • 0.0090% fail on Access panel
    • 0.0090% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Attachment
  • 0.13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.072% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.027% fail on Fuel system (94% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on System (90% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0090% fail on Cap