Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2001
54.9% pass rate
from 2,391 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Lupo is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.042% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.96% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.084% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Electrical equipment (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.29% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.042% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.042% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.042% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (73% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.084% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.042% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.042% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.084% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.75% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.54% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 13% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms (23% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint dust cover (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (26% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.59% fail on Sub-frame (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.084% fail on Axles
      • 0.042% fail on Axle
      • 0.042% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.042% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.042% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 12% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (87% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance (31% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (41% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.042% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (40% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.75% fail on Brake linings and pads (65% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Brake pads (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.084% fail on Lever
        • 0.042% fail on Cable
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.67% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system (66% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.42% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.084% fail on Servos
      • 0.084% fail on Valves
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.084% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.042% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.042% fail on Leaks
    • 0.084% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
      • 0.042% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.042% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.042% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.042% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.21% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.46% fail on Body
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
      • 0.17% fail on Panel
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
        • 0.084% fail on Hinge (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
        • 0.042% fail on Catch
    • 0.33% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Integral vehicle structure (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (88% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.084% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.13% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.084% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.084% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.042% fail on Chassis
      • 0.042% fail on Chassis condition
  • 10% fail on Visibility (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.33% fail on Steering gear (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
      • 0.042% fail on Pump
    • 0.042% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.96% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Requirements
    • 0.17% fail on Airbags
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition

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