Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
54.7% pass rate
from 3,030 tests in 2020
(6.4% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Lupo is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.033% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (68% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Position lamp (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.6% fail on Electrical equipment (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Horn (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.23% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.033% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.033% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.033% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 15% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage
      • 0.30% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.83% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.69% fail on Sub-frame (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.56% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.46% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Axles
      • 0.066% fail on Axle
      • 0.033% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.099% fail on Macpherson strut (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.033% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.63% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.099% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.066% fail on NOx sensor (62 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.033% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Transmission oil leaks (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Other leaks
  • 11% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (86% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.099% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.066% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.033% fail on Lever
        • 0.033% fail on Linkage
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.099% fail on Pedal
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
      • 0.066% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.43% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Servos
      • 0.033% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.099% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Electronic stability control (81% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission
      • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Joints
        • 0.033% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.20% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
    • 0.40% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
    • 0.33% fail on Seats
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.099% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.066% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.099% fail on System
      • 0.033% fail on Tank
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Doors (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.099% fail on Door condition
        • 0.033% fail on Hinge
      • 0.033% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
    • 0.033% fail on Floor
    • 0.033% fail on Passenger compartment
    • 0.033% fail on Undertray
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.099% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
      • 0.099% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack (72% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Steering column
    • 0.033% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.033% fail on Steering play
      • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.033% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas (87% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Airbags
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers airbag (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.033% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.033% fail on Speedometer

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