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Vauxhall Cresta MOT Results

80.9% pass rate
from 199 tests in 2017
(35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cresta is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.50% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Components
        • 1.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks
    • 0.50% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.50% fail on Cable
    • 0.50% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.50% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.0% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.50% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Axles
      • 0.50% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.50% fail on Front
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (66% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.50% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.50% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.50% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.50% fail on Lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering box
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Body condition
    • 0.50% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.50% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.50% fail on Chassis
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 1.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.50% fail on Tyres
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate