Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
58.0% pass rate
from 3,378 tests in 2017
(15% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (18% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Front lamps (42% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear lamps (73% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (29% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.059% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.030% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Battery
    • 0.71% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Fog lamp (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.059% fail on Lamp
      • 0.059% fail on Switch
  • 16% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.030% fail on Couplings
      • 0.030% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (22% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.030% fail on Presence
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.47% fail on Rear (55% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Front suspension joints (44% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Component mounting (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Subframe mounting (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Macpherson strut (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Trailing arms (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Axles
      • 0.059% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.030% fail on General condition
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on System
      • 0.059% fail on Pipe
      • 0.059% fail on Cap (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Hose
  • 10% fail on Brakes (38% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Components (45% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (62% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.68% fail on Valves
        • 0.089% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.059% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.059% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Leaks
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on ABS (89% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
    • 0.089% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Free play
        • 0.030% fail on Steering box
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.089% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
    • 0.089% fail on Steering control
      • 0.059% fail on Steering column
      • 0.030% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.059% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.030% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Requirements
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Doors
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.059% fail on Passengers other (85% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Body condition (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
      • 0.089% fail on Drivers
    • 0.030% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.030% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.030% fail on Chassis
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
  • 0.030% fail on Towbars
    • 0.030% fail on Adjustable towbar

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