Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
69.1% pass rate
from 602 tests in 2017
(31% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Lupo is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (37% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.33% fail on Battery
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.5% fail on Coil springs (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Front
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Components (72% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Pipes (76% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Servos (32 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on ABS
    • 0.33% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering system (63% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.66% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.33% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.17% fail on Body condition

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