Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1992
61.5% pass rate
from 122 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.2% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.82% fail on Joints
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.82% fail on Hose
      • 0.82% fail on Pipe
      • 0.82% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Floor (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Body
      • 0.82% fail on Panel
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.82% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.82% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.82% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.82% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.82% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.82% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.82% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.82% fail on Lever
    • 0.82% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.82% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.82% fail on Brake pads
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Washers
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
  • 5.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.82% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.82% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.82% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.82% fail on Power steering
      • 0.82% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.82% fail on Condition
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates

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