Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1989
56.5% pass rate
from 62 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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.8% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Battery
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.6% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.6% fail on Restricted movement
    • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.6% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Tank
      • 1.6% fail on System
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 3.2% fail on Chassis
    • 3.2% fail on Body condition
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack

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