Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2014
64.4% pass rate
from 18,497 tests in 2020
(25% worse than other 2014 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 2014 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (78% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp (80% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (17% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.87% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (22% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp (22% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.74% fail on Rear fog lamp (22% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Switch
      • 0.0054% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0054% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.38% fail on Horn
      • 0.070% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Individual direction indicators (39% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.081% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.038% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.42% fail on Rear reflectors (77% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.092% fail on Reversing lamps (58% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.087% fail on Reversing lamps (59% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.032% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.011% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.016% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0054% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0054% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 10% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins and bushes (98% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (68% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (41% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (42% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (42% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
      • 0.0054% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.0054% fail on Bonded suspension unit
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component (57% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Axle
    • 0.065% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0054% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.8% fail on Steering (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Steering linkage components (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 7.7% fail on Track rod end (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.022% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
        • 0.011% fail on Steering component (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.0054% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.054% fail on Steering play
      • 0.054% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.043% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack (82% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering (91% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
      • 0.0054% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0054% fail on Steering column
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes
    • 5.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (43% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (47% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (30% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (30% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.17% fail on Cable (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.022% fail on Lever
        • 0.0054% fail on Linkage
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (43% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.0054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0054% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (20% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (21% better than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.022% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0054% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.038% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.011% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.33% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0054% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.49% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (41% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-lock braking system (36% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.097% fail on Electronic stability control (58% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (50% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal (45% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Hand lever (77% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.059% fail on Parking brake control (85% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Lever (85% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.011% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0054% fail on Servos
      • 0.0054% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0054% fail on Valves
    • 0.032% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0054% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
    • 0.0054% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0054% fail on Servos
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility (20% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (26% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (23% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0054% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.43% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0054% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type (61% worse than other 2014 vans)
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (50% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition (47% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (75% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.076% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.032% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.022% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.011% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0054% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.88% fail on Spark ignition (80% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.87% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (83% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.043% fail on Fluid leaks (65% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks (65% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.032% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.027% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0054% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (30% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Transmission (42% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Drive shafts (37% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.56% fail on Joints (37% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0054% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.011% fail on Prop shafts (89% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
      • 0.054% fail on Panel
      • 0.0054% fail on Body condition
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers (78% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Seats
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.070% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0054% fail on Catch
      • 0.038% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
      • 0.027% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.087% fail on Undertray (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.065% fail on Fuel system (64% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (68% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Tank
      • 0.0054% fail on Hose
      • 0.0054% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0054% fail on System
    • 0.043% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.038% fail on Carrier
      • 0.0054% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.022% fail on Towbar
      • 0.022% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.016% fail on Chassis
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0054% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0054% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0054% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0054% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0054% fail on Steps
  • 0.65% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (32% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0054% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Airbags
      • 0.011% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle (41% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates (40% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.0054% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Attachment
  • 0.049% fail on Seat belt installation check (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Belt(s)/padding (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.016% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.011% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.011% fail on Speedometer