Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.3% pass rate
from 1,336 tests in 2017
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.

  • 23% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 18% fail on Emissions (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.67% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.52% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear lamps (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
      • 0.075% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Battery
    • 0.45% fail on Horn
    • 0.37% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Switch
    • 0.075% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 14% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.075% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (51% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes (71% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Valves
        • 0.075% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.22% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.075% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.075% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on ABS (63% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.075% fail on Components
        • 0.075% fail on Servos
      • 0.075% fail on Leaks
    • 0.075% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.075% fail on Cable
  • 11% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Coil springs (82% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Location (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.52% fail on Rear
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.67% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Component mounting (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Subframe mounting (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (91% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Constant velocity joints (90% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
    • 0.075% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.075% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Size/type (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.82% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.15% fail on Steering control
      • 0.15% fail on Steering wheel (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.075% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Doors
      • 0.52% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.67% fail on Body condition (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.075% fail on Passengers
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle structure (87% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis (87% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Body security
    • 0.075% fail on Load security
      • 0.075% fail on Access panel
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (67% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts (82% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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