Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1990
54.2% pass rate
from 83 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 7.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.8% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.4% fail on Location (18 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.2% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Hazard warning
      • 3.6% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on System
      • 1.2% fail on Hose
      • 1.2% fail on Pipe
      • 1.2% fail on Cap
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.4% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
    • 2.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 6.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.6% fail on Body condition
    • 2.4% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering control
      • 1.2% fail on Steering column
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment

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