Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1993
58.8% pass rate
from 481 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas (69% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Component mounting (64% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Spring mounting (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Subframe mounting (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Front drive shafts (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.3% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Front
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.62% fail on Location (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.62% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.21% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp (73% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.83% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.83% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.62% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.4% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.21% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.83% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical components (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on ABS
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.21% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.9% fail on Pipe (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on Hose
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.62% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (68% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Seat belts (58% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas (69% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements
    • 0.62% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.62% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 1993 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
    • 0.21% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.5% fail on Body condition
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (67% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (60% better than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.42% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.62% fail on Towbars
    • 0.62% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.42% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plate

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