Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2003
58.2% pass rate
from 2,030 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Lupo is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on Switch (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.049% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear lamps (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.049% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.84% fail on Battery
    • 0.49% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp (87% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.099% fail on Switch
      • 0.049% fail on Lamp
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Attachment
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Location
    • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts (36% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (35% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.049% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.69% fail on Front
      • 0.49% fail on Rear
    • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.099% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.049% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.049% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.049% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Exhaust system (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.049% fail on Tank
  • 9.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Brake performance (28% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (34% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.049% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (35% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (67% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Valves
        • 0.64% fail on Hoses (51% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Pipes (86% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.049% fail on Servos
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.099% fail on Condition
        • 0.049% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.099% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.049% fail on Lever
      • 0.049% fail on Cable
    • 0.099% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type
    • 0.099% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Free play
        • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.049% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.099% fail on Rams
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
    • 0.099% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.049% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.79% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Condition (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment
  • 0.84% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.64% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Doors
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
    • 0.099% fail on Seats
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers
    • 0.049% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.049% fail on Chassis
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.099% fail on Condition
    • 0.049% fail on Attachment

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