Volkswagen Lupo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
63.1% pass rate
from 642 tests in 2020
(20% 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.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.78% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.0% fail on Springs
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.47% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.47% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.16% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.16% fail on Suspension unit
  • 8.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (55% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Joints (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Belts
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Body condition
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt
          • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.93% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
        • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.93% fail on Rigid brake pipes (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.93% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Servos
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.16% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.62% fail on View to rear
      • 0.62% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.47% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.47% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.16% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.78% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.62% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.62% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment

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