MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Volkswagen

Volkswagen

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
181475%Steering linkage component with excessive movement between components or likely to become detached.
1200771.43%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
1300333.33%Driver's seat fore and aft adjustment mechanism not working as intended.
13022100%n/a
1303580%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
15006374.6%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
16003574.29%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Amarok16,93981.45%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Arteon1,25190.25%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Beach Buggy5676.79%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Beetle55,67361.39%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Bora10,96457.09%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Buggy3778.38%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Bus2268.18%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Caddy128,31270.92%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Caravelle16,00066.77%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CC14,90679.14%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Corrado1,28068.98%Emissions levels exceed default limits.
Derby1855.56%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
Double Cab1100%n/a
Eos15,71968.93%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Fastback2100%n/a
Fox31,41357.31%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Galaxy10%Battery insecure and likely to fall from carrier or cause a short circuit.
Golf892,00072.09%Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.
Iltis10%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened, load bearing structure near braking system actuation component mounting, affecting the functionality of the braking system.
Jetta19,45567.2%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
K703100%n/a
Karmann2272.73%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Karmann Ghia12972.87%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Kubelwagen1100%n/a
Lupo9,11259.48%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Microbus9264.13%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Minibus5775.44%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
MPV742.86%Number plate missing or insecure.
Passat230,65569.7%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Phaeton1,22877.77%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Pickup6060%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Polo574,87968.79%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Santana475%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Scirocco50,37374.28%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Sharan32,93270.23%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Shuttle14563.45%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Sidewinder1100%n/a
Speedster1872.22%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Splitscreen3076.67%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
T-roc3,68991.38%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
T16100%n/a
T230769.06%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
T31861.11%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
T49260.87%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
T58471.43%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Taro1947.37%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Tiguan145,84782.63%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Touareg34,22677.15%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Touran80,76066.12%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Type 1633.33%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Up!102,03184.24%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Urban Fox2454.17%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Variant1275%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Vento14660.96%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
XL19100%n/a

Tests: 2,471,193

Average Volkswagen pass rate: 71.57%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous11%
2Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major10%
3Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.3.4(b)(ii)Major10%
4Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.5.3.1(b)(i)Major9%
5Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.5.2.3(d)(ii)Dangerous9%
6Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.5.3.4(b)(ii)Major8%
7Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major8%
8Constant velocity joint boot missing, split, insecure or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt.6.1.7(g)(ii)Major7%
9Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)(ii)Major7%
10Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major7%

Tests date range: 3rd April 2020 to 2nd April 2021


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