Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1990
75.4% pass rate
from 65 tests in 2020
(21% better than other 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (11% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (11% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (6.8% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment (35% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (77% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (13% better than other 1990 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (8.4% better than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.5% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.2% fail on Suspension (9.9% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings (110% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.5% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (11% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (57% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Tank (18 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Driver's seat (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres (48% worse than other 1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (200% worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Power steering
      • 1.5% fail on Operation
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions

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