Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2015
73.3% pass rate
from 26,738 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2015 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 2015 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.8% fail on Suspension (170% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes (81% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (71% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (40% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Linkage (180% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.056% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0075% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Mounting
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (46% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover (91% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0075% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0037% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.079% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.041% fail on Other suspension component (72% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0037% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0037% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.034% fail on Suspension rods (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0075% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0075% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0037% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.0075% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.0037% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0037% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (84% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.69% fail on Position lamps (50% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Position lamp (49% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0037% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (25% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (25% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (24% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0037% fail on Switch
      • 0.0037% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0037% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamps (74% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (74% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0037% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0037% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Individual direction indicators (55% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0037% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment (66% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.056% fail on Horn (58% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket (75% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring (75% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.071% fail on Daytime running lamps (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.0037% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0037% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0037% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0037% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (6.8% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 4.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (51% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (63% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (63% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0037% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.064% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.052% fail on Cable
        • 0.0075% fail on Lever
        • 0.0075% fail on Pivot
        • 0.0037% fail on Linkage
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (35% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0075% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0075% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.36% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0037% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (43% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (35% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0075% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (79% better than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0037% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0075% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0037% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0037% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.079% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.064% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.011% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0037% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.37% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0037% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (24% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Pedal
      • 0.011% fail on Hand lever (83% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses (46% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.022% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.026% fail on Parking brake control (92% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Lever (92% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.026% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.011% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (77% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (73% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0075% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0037% fail on Other components
      • 0.0037% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.0037% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0037% fail on Leaks
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type (64% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0075% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (20% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on View to rear (30% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Mirrors (30% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.45% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0037% fail on Window
    • 0.093% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.0075% fail on Bonnet (88% better than other 2015 vans)
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0075% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0037% fail on Other components
        • 0.0037% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.022% fail on Power steering (83% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
      • 0.0075% fail on Pipes and hoses (89% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0037% fail on Other components
    • 0.019% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0075% fail on Operation
    • 0.0075% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0075% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition (21% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.034% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (89% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.026% fail on Emission control equipment (190% worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.022% fail on Other emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
          • 0.0037% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0037% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0037% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0037% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.50% fail on Spark ignition (49% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.50% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0037% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.041% fail on Noise suppression (140% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Undertray (160% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.030% fail on Fluid leaks (68% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Engine oil leaks (65% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.0075% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (33% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
      • 0.052% fail on Panel
      • 0.0037% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0037% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers (94% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (58% worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.097% fail on Other passenger's door (130% worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
        • 0.019% fail on Catch (3 times worse than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.011% fail on Hinge (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0037% fail on Catch
      • 0.034% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.030% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0037% fail on Catch
    • 0.10% fail on Undertray (150% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.097% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.052% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.019% fail on Tank
      • 0.015% fail on System
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
    • 0.071% fail on Transmission (89% better than other 2015 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.060% fail on Joints (89% better than other 2015 vans)
        • 0.0075% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0037% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.064% fail on Exhaust system (50% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.049% fail on Carrier
      • 0.011% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.022% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0075% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.022% fail on Load security
      • 0.022% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0075% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0075% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0075% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0037% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.0037% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0075% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0075% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0075% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0037% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0037% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.61% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (29% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0075% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.030% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (89% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0075% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0075% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0037% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle (57% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates (53% worse than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.019% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (4 times worse than other 2015 vans)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.090% fail on Condition
    • 0.026% fail on Attachment (68% better than other 2015 vans)
    • 0.0037% fail on Hubs
  • 0.0075% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0037% fail on Doors
      • 0.0037% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
    • 0.0037% fail on Passenger grab handles
  • 0.0037% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0037% fail on Anchorages