Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2016
77.0% pass rate
from 23,744 tests in 2020
(8.3% worse than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Vivaro is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (9.4% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (44% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0042% fail on Switch
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0042% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0042% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps (56% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Position lamp (56% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.45% fail on Rear reflectors (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Individual direction indicators (60% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.093% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0084% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.0042% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0042% fail on Arm
    • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0042% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment (49% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Horn
      • 0.029% fail on Trailer electrical socket (67% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.025% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0084% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.046% fail on Daytime running lamps (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0042% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0042% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0042% fail on Switch
    • 0.0042% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0042% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0042% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (71% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0042% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0084% fail on Mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension arms (53% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (34% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0042% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.055% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component (73% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.017% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension unit (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0084% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0042% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0042% fail on Sub-frame
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (37% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0042% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.021% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (70% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.021% fail on Cable
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (51% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (54% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.097% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0042% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance (40% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0042% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.055% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (34% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.063% fail on Electronic stability control (57% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.021% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0084% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.021% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.017% fail on Parking brake control (95% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Lever (95% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.013% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0084% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0042% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0042% fail on Servos
    • 0.0042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0042% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0042% fail on Other braking system component
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (15% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (22% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.093% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0084% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.00% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.59% fail on View to rear (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Mirrors (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0084% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.53% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.52% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0042% fail on Window
    • 0.093% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.021% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.45% fail on Body
      • 0.37% fail on Other body component
      • 0.067% fail on Panel
      • 0.0084% fail on Body condition
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Tank (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.017% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.093% fail on Other passenger's door (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.025% fail on Hinge (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.029% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0042% fail on Catch
      • 0.025% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.059% fail on Drive shafts (83% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.059% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0084% fail on Belts
    • 0.038% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.034% fail on Carrier
      • 0.0042% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.034% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.029% fail on Seats
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.021% fail on Load security
      • 0.021% fail on Loading door
    • 0.0084% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0084% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0042% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.0042% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.0042% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0042% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0042% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0042% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0042% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0042% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.77% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (76% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.013% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0084% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0042% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0042% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0042% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.0084% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0042% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.059% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.055% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.029% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.029% fail on Undertray
  • 0.80% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.76% fail on Steering linkage components (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Track rod end (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0084% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0084% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.025% fail on Power steering (72% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
      • 0.0042% fail on Pump
    • 0.013% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0042% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.56% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (24% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0084% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0042% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.038% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0042% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0042% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle (30% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (30% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Condition (96% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.025% fail on Attachment (67% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.0042% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0042% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.0042% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0042% fail on Doors
      • 0.0042% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.0042% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0042% fail on Anchorages