Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.6% pass rate
from 961 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Lupo is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 20% fail on Exhaust emissions (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 19% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 17% fail on Catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.62% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.21% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.10% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.10% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.10% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.94% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Electrical equipment (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.83% fail on Horn
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp (60% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.10% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt
          • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.10% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.10% fail on Cable
        • 0.10% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Rigid brake pipes (78% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.42% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.21% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.10% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.10% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.10% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Springs (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring (94% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage
      • 0.52% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.73% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (86% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.42% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.10% fail on Axles
      • 0.10% fail on Axle
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.10% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.42% fail on Door condition
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.10% fail on System
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.42% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.10% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.42% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.42% fail on Transmission (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Joints (90% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.10% fail on Joints
    • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (79% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body
      • 0.21% fail on Other body component
    • 0.10% fail on Chassis
      • 0.10% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.31% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (43% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.73% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.73% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Rams
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Airbags
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.73% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates

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