Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2001
55.2% pass rate
from 2,863 tests in 2017
(9.8% better than other 2001 cars)
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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.10% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.035% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.070% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.035% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps (33% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear lamps (86% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.24% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.63% fail on Horn
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Fog lamp (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.14% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.035% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 16% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.035% fail on Couplings
      • 0.035% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.59% fail on Rear
    • 0.70% fail on Front suspension joints (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Subframe mounting (92% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Air suspension (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pipes (87 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.070% fail on Condition
    • 0.070% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.070% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
  • 13% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Components (45% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (59% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.45% fail on Valves
        • 0.17% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (32% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.070% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.035% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.035% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.91% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Servos (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Pipes
      • 0.070% fail on Leaks
    • 0.35% fail on ABS (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.035% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.035% fail on Cable
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Emissions (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Cap
      • 0.035% fail on Tank
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.3% fail on Steering (31% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering system (36% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (35% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.70% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.035% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.77% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
      • 0.035% fail on Installation check
        • 0.035% fail on Anchorage's
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (55% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Body condition (62% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle structure (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Chassis (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
      • 0.070% fail on Passengers
    • 0.035% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.035% fail on Load security
      • 0.035% fail on Bootlid
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment

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