Vauxhall Cavalier MOT Results

Registered in 1993
62.0% pass rate
from 366 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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Vauxhall Cavalier is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (59% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Linkage
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bar (10 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (13 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.3% fail on Springs (200% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.27% fail on Mounting
      • 1.4% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Sub-frame
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.27% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.55% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.55% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.27% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission
      • 3.3% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Joints
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Prop shaft
    • 2.5% fail on Chassis
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis condition
    • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
      • 0.27% fail on System
    • 0.55% fail on Floor
    • 0.27% fail on Towbar
      • 0.27% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.27% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.82% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.55% fail on Master cylinder (11 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Valves
    • 0.55% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.55% fail on Lever
    • 0.55% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
  • 9.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.82% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.82% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.82% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.55% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.27% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (49% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.55% fail on Condition
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (63% better than other 1993 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Power steering
      • 0.55% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.27% fail on Pump
    • 0.55% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment

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