Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1991
61.7% pass rate
from 94 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 9.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.2% fail on Front
      • 3.2% fail on Rear
    • 5.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Battery
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.1% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 7.4% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.1% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hose
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm

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