Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
60.3% pass rate
from 1,777 tests in 2020
(18% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Lupo is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.39% fail on Horn
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.17% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.056% fail on Switch
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.056% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.056% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.056% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.056% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.056% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.056% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.056% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.056% fail on Other leaks
  • 11% fail on Suspension (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Springs (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (43% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring (43% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (94% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.62% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.28% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.056% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.056% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.056% fail on Bellows
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.39% fail on View to rear
      • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.11% fail on Indirect vision devices (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.7% fail on Joints
        • 0.056% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.056% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.056% fail on Joints
    • 0.51% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Other body component
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.11% fail on Chassis
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.056% fail on Doors
      • 0.056% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.056% fail on Door condition
    • 0.056% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.056% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Brake performance (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.84% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (77% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Rbt (56% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.056% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.17% fail on Lever
        • 0.056% fail on Cable
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.45% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
    • 0.28% fail on Load sensing valves (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.23% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-lock braking system (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.056% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.056% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.056% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.056% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.056% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.056% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.51% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.056% fail on Rams
      • 0.056% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.056% fail on Steering column
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment

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