Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1991
62.7% pass rate
from 83 tests in 2020
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.

  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.2% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.2% fail on Cable
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.8% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pipe (12 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Tank
    • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.4% fail on Joints
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 8.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage (15 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end

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