Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2000
54.9% pass rate
from 1,997 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Lupo is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.30% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.050% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.60% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
      • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.10% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.050% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.050% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 16% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 16% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 15% fail on Spark ignition (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 10% fail on Catalyst emissions (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.050% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.050% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.050% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.050% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.10% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.80% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.050% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.050% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.80% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance (21% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (35% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (48% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance (54% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.050% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Cable
        • 0.050% fail on Rod
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes (60% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.45% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Anti-lock braking system (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.050% fail on Servos
      • 0.050% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.050% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.050% fail on Leaks
  • 13% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Springs (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (64% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Coil spring (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Mounting
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (41% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.65% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.45% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.15% fail on Axles
      • 0.15% fail on Axle
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers (27% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.050% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Transmission (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.050% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.050% fail on Joints
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
      • 0.050% fail on Tank
      • 0.050% fail on System
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
        • 0.10% fail on Hinge (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Panel
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure (84% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.10% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Chassis condition (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Towbar
      • 0.050% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (33% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
        • 0.050% fail on Steering component
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pump
      • 0.050% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.050% fail on Steering column
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.050% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.050% fail on Speed limiter
  • 0.050% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.050% fail on Anchorages

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