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Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2013
58.9% pass rate
from 17,678 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2013 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 2013 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (9.5% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (24% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Position lamp (24% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0057% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0057% fail on Switch
      • 0.011% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.011% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Hazard warning (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.00% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.81% fail on Individual direction indicators (33% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.062% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.023% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.39% fail on Horn
      • 0.051% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.028% fail on Trailer electrical socket (68% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.26% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps (65% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (65% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.040% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.028% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.011% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Suspension (70% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (64% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (89% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (56% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover (67% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (61% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Pins and bushes (69% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (74% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (73% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0057% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0057% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (28% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring (26% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Mounting (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (64% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings (50% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Sub-frame (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Axles (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Axle
    • 0.091% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.045% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 11% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 10% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0057% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0057% fail on Other components
        • 0.0057% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0057% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.085% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.074% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.051% fail on Steering play
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.034% fail on Power steering (83% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Operation (80% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Pipes and hoses (87% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
    • 0.017% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0057% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.0057% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.0057% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (28% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0057% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.33% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (98% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.29% fail on Cable (190% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Lever
        • 0.011% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0057% fail on Clevis joint
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (18% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (16% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (15% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0057% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (41% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (44% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (53% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.079% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0057% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance (34% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt (35% better than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.034% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.35% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (27% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (sp) (30% better than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0057% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0057% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.091% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (35% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Flexible brake hoses (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (51% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system (38% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability control (94% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (65% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (64% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Hand lever (76% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.085% fail on Parking brake control (80% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.085% fail on Lever (80% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.028% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (69% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (71% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0057% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0057% fail on Operation
    • 0.0057% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0057% fail on Other components
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (33% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers (22% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0057% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass (32% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Windscreen (35% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Window
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet (63% better than other 2013 vans)
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Compression ignition (19% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (59% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.045% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Other emission control equipment (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.0057% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0057% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.023% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0057% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (69% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Fluid leaks (83% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Engine oil leaks (91% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0057% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0057% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.011% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (36% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (45% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (43% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Joints (43% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Prop shafts (62% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Joints
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
      • 0.079% fail on Panel
      • 0.0057% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.096% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (61% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (52% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.028% fail on Tank
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe (82% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.0057% fail on System
    • 0.091% fail on Doors
      • 0.040% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0057% fail on Catch
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition
      • 0.023% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
    • 0.068% fail on Undertray
    • 0.045% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.040% fail on Carrier
      • 0.0057% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.040% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.017% fail on Bracket
    • 0.034% fail on Towbar
      • 0.028% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0057% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.023% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.0057% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.023% fail on Boot lid (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.011% fail on Other boot lid component (12 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Load security
      • 0.011% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0057% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0057% fail on Steps
  • 0.62% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts (37% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0057% fail on Requirements
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.0057% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0057% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
  • 0.0057% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0057% fail on Belt(s)/padding