Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
64.7% pass rate
from 1,732 tests in 2017
(26% 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.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters (61% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Horn
    • 0.58% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fog lamp (81% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.058% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts (41% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (44% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Couplings (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front
      • 0.23% fail on Rear (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on General condition
    • 0.058% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.058% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (36% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (34% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.46% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Servos (19 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.058% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Leaks
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.46% fail on ABS
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.058% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.058% fail on Cable
    • 0.058% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.058% fail on Components
        • 0.058% fail on Servos
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.64% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.40% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.058% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
    • 0.058% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (60% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.23% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Other components
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
  • 0.92% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
      • 0.058% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers
    • 0.058% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.058% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.058% fail on Chassis
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.058% fail on Condition

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