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Vauxhall Viva MOT Results

80.7% pass rate
from 378 tests in 2017
(34% 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 Viva is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.79% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.26% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Battery
    • 0.79% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.79% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 0.79% fail on Pipes
        • 0.53% fail on Hoses
        • 0.26% fail on Servos
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
    • 0.53% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.79% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on Pipe
      • 0.26% fail on Cap
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.53% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.26% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.26% fail on Location
    • 0.26% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.26% fail on Front
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.79% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.53% fail on Steering control
      • 0.53% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.53% fail on Flexible coupling (16 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.53% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis
    • 0.53% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.53% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
  • 0.53% fail on Tyres
    • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Tread depth