Volkswagen Up MOT Results

Registered in 2017
89.6% pass rate
from 269 tests in 2020
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Up is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes
    • 0.74% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.37% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.37% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.37% fail on Brake discs
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (5 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system (64 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (85 times worse than other 2017 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (6 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (14 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility
    • 0.74% fail on Wipers
    • 0.37% fail on Washers
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres
    • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.37% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.37% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volkswagen Up (2012 on)
    Funky little city car. Cheap to run with low CO2. Lively and fun to drive. Large enough for four adults.

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