Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
60.3% pass rate
from 1,507 tests in 2020
(13% 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.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Electrical equipment (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Horn (22% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies) (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps (4.8% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Position lamp (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Main beam tell-tale (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms (7.2% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Springs (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (28% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage (6.2% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (8.5% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Other suspension component (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint (9.3% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut (4.7% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension rod
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10.0% fail on Spark ignition (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Emissions not tested (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.066% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (0.80% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (52% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (13% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.066% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.27% fail on Fluid leaks (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 10% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance (69% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.46% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.066% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested (58% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (28% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs and drums (48% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Brake discs (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (45% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Cable
        • 0.066% fail on Lever
    • 1.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Load sensing valves (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (18% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever (10% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Flexible brake hoses (10% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (8.9% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-lock braking system (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.066% fail on Servos
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility (4.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (5.9% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on View to rear (96% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view (9.3% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen (11% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (6.8% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (25% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (26% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts (31% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Joints (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seats (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Driver's seat (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.33% fail on Body (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Panel (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Doors (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Hinge (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition
      • 0.066% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers (5.0% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (78% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pipe
      • 0.066% fail on System
    • 0.066% fail on Chassis
      • 0.066% fail on Chassis condition
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (4.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other components (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Steering component (27 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.27% fail on Steering gear (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering (13% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play (7.4% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (4.0% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.80% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (56% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
    • 0.066% fail on Airbags
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle (24% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates (24% better than other 2004 cars)

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