Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1986
77.6% pass rate
from 85 tests in 2017
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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.4% fail on Front wheels (200% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Battery
    • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.2% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Switch
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Rear
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.4% fail on System
      • 1.2% fail on Hose
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Requirements
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Speedometer
    • 1.2% fail on Load security
      • 1.2% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate

Search Good Garages