Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2012
52.4% pass rate
from 12,858 tests in 2020
(23% 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 (7.0% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (11% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps (26% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Position lamp (28% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.078% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (12% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0078% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.0078% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0078% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (59% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (59% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.92% fail on Individual direction indicators (50% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on All direction indicators (78% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.0078% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.56% fail on Horn
      • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.031% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0078% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors (62% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (47% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (51% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.078% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.023% fail on Main beam tell-tale (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 16% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (69% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (18% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint dust cover (64% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage ball joints (36% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Pins and bushes (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (61% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage (47% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (19% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring (18% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.039% fail on Mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings (37% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Other suspension component (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (90% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Axle
    • 0.047% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.016% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 14% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (46% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (39% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Brake pads (40% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (23% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (24% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.0078% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.85% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.70% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
        • 0.023% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0078% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.0078% fail on Pivot
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (15% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (19% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (21% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (87% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (85% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.086% fail on Plate brake tester (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.054% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0078% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (45% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Flexible brake hoses (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.45% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (35% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (54% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal (66% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake control (57% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Lever (57% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.016% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.0078% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0078% fail on Leaks
  • 13% fail on Steering (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 13% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.070% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.086% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Pipes and hoses (84% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.086% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.031% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.023% fail on Steering column
    • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0078% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0078% fail on Universal joint
  • 8.7% fail on Visibility (28% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (52% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (28% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.41% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.054% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (15% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission (50% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (57% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Joints (58% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0078% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0078% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
      • 0.0078% fail on Belts
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
      • 0.062% fail on Panel
      • 0.016% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.093% fail on Door condition
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
      • 0.047% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0078% fail on Catch
      • 0.031% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0078% fail on Hinge
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.054% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.086% fail on Undertray
    • 0.078% fail on Fuel system (82% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.054% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (67% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Tank
      • 0.0078% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0078% fail on System
    • 0.062% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.054% fail on Carrier
      • 0.0078% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.016% fail on Bracket
    • 0.031% fail on Boot lid (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Boot lid condition (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.0078% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.016% fail on Chassis
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.0078% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0078% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.0078% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0078% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frame condition
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (13% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (46% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.054% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.031% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.023% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0078% fail on Particulate filter
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (30% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks (57% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.078% fail on Engine oil leaks (61% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.039% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.031% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.031% fail on Undertray
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.58% fail on Condition
      • 0.054% fail on Requirements
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.47% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (31% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.0078% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0078% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.70% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.0078% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0078% fail on Doors
      • 0.0078% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.0078% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0078% fail on Anchorages