Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1988
62.2% pass rate
from 74 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 1988 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.1% fail on Horn
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.1% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1988 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Spring mounting
    • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.1% fail on Emissions
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Hose
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
      • 1.4% fail on Operation
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 6.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.4% fail on Body condition
    • 2.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers front
      • 1.4% fail on Passengers other
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 4.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas

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