Vauxhall Vivaro MOT Results

Registered in 2016
75.1% pass rate
from 22,521 tests in 2020
(9.1% 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.

  • 8.5% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (4.0% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Ball joint dust cover (99% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage (55% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.2% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0044% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.35% fail on Suspension arms (55% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (37% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes (69% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (10% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.036% fail on Other suspension component (67% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint (49% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.031% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0089% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0044% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.018% fail on Suspension rods (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0089% fail on Ball joint (87% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0089% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Operation
      • 0.0044% fail on Other components
    • 0.0044% fail on Axles
      • 0.0044% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0044% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (8.8% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (14% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (76% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (3.4% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (32% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp levelling device (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (14% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (14% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp (13% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Switch (42% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.46% fail on Rear reflectors (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Individual direction indicators (53% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Side repeaters (94% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on All direction indicators (21% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.013% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment (28% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Horn (36% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Trailer electrical socket (29% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring (10% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (19% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps (24% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0089% fail on Reversing lamp switch (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps (52% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp (51% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (6.8% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0044% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0044% fail on Switch
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (10.0% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (22% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (30% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (30% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings (34% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums (9.9% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.071% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (20% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Cable (4.4% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0044% fail on Rod
        • 0.0044% fail on Lever
        • 0.0044% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0044% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.0044% fail on Pivot
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0089% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (52% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (45% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0089% fail on Plate brake tester (3.1% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0044% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (11% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp) (10% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (16% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.062% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0044% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0044% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (8.5% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control (30% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0089% fail on Electronic braking system (30% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (29% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal (14% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.031% fail on Rigid brake pipes (77% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.027% fail on Parking brake control (92% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Lever (92% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic systems (42% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake fluid (27% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.013% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (62% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (57% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0044% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0044% fail on Other components
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (7.9% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type (16% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (27% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (7.3% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (58% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear (54% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Mirrors (54% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Indirect vision devices (79% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.36% fail on Condition of glass (3.0% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen (5.6% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Window (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.044% fail on Driver's view (29% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0089% fail on Bonnet (82% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Ball joint (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0089% fail on Drag link end (87% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0044% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.031% fail on Steering gear (18% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Operation (57% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack (51% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.027% fail on Power steering (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Operation (45% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Pump
      • 0.0044% fail on Rams
      • 0.0044% fail on Other components
    • 0.0089% fail on Steering play (3.6% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering rack (3.6% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (8.1% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (6.5% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (1.5% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (26% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (81% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.036% fail on Emissions not tested (45% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0089% fail on Emission control equipment (36% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.0044% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0044% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.0044% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0044% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.45% fail on Spark ignition (22% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (24% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0044% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.098% fail on Fluid leaks (8.6% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Engine oil leaks (5.6% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Other leaks (6.6% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.044% fail on Noise suppression (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Body (5.0% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.044% fail on Panel (13% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0044% fail on Body condition
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Doors (55% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.093% fail on Other passenger's door (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.071% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.018% fail on Catch (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0044% fail on Hinge
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door (48% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.049% fail on Door condition (75% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0089% fail on Catch (66% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.036% fail on Front passenger's door (12% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition (17% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0044% fail on Hinge
        • 0.0044% fail on Catch
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system (11% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.062% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (48% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.031% fail on Tank (5.7% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe (21% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.098% fail on Exhaust system (43% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.093% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.084% fail on Transmission (86% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0089% fail on Drive shaft (29% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0089% fail on Flexible couplings (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.0044% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.0044% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0044% fail on Joints
      • 0.0044% fail on Belts
    • 0.044% fail on Seats (33% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Driver's seat (50% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Passenger's seat (0.34% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel (31% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.022% fail on Carrier (0.34% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.018% fail on Load security (2.0% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.018% fail on Loading door (42% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0089% fail on Towbar (45% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.0089% fail on Other towbar components (23% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0044% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0044% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0044% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0044% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.0044% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 0.47% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (16% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment (18% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements (30% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.040% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (83% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle (16% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (15% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels (6.4% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.013% fail on Attachment (84% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.0089% fail on Seat belt installation check (57% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.0089% fail on Belt(s)/padding (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.0044% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0044% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.0044% fail on Steps