Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1992
57.6% pass rate
from 151 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 1992 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.0% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Spring mounting (4 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.3% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 1992 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage condition (6 times worse than other 1992 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.66% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.66% fail on Front
      • 0.66% fail on Rear
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.66% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Battery
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.66% fail on Headlamp levelling device
  • 9.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.66% fail on Cap
      • 0.66% fail on System
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 1992 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.66% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 0.66% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.66% fail on Cable
    • 0.66% fail on ABS
  • 8.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 5.3% fail on Body condition
    • 2.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis
    • 0.66% fail on Doors
      • 0.66% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.66% fail on Seats
      • 0.66% fail on Drivers
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.66% fail on Condition
  • 4.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.66% fail on Windscreen

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