MOT Stats


Vehicle types : Car : Volkswagen

Volkswagen

ModelTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
181757.14%Electrical wiring insecure.
12001266.67%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
1300757.14%Driver's seat fore and aft adjustment mechanism not working as intended.
13022100%n/a
1303475%Body, cab or chassis excessively corroded at mounting points.
15006872.06%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
16004271.43%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Amarok17,63180.43%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Arteon1,93088.6%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Beach Buggy6073.33%Direction indicator lamp missing or inoperative.
Beetle57,88960.7%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Bora11,08356.76%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Buggy4190.24%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Bus2568%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Caddy133,93770.07%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Caravelle17,18165.5%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
CC15,41078.51%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Corrado1,41068.58%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Derby1861.11%Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.
Double Cab2100%n/a
Eos16,41967.81%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Fastback366.67%Vehicle structure corroded to the extent that the rigidity of the assembly is significantly reduced.
Fox32,33656.78%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Galaxy10%Battery insecure and likely to fall from carrier or cause a short circuit.
Ghia1100%n/a
Golf924,08571.57%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Iltis20%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened, load bearing structure near braking system actuation component mounting, affecting the functionality of the braking system.
Jetta19,85466.71%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
K703100%n/a
Karmann3275%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
Karmann Ghia16672.29%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Kubelwagen1100%n/a
Lupo9,34358.84%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Microbus11167.57%Headlamp aim outwith limits.
Minibus6373.02%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
MPV742.86%Number plate missing or insecure.
Passat237,73669.22%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Phaeton1,26977.54%Tyre with a lump, bulge or tear.
Pickup6759.7%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Polo596,08268.32%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Santana3100%n/a
Scirocco51,58473.54%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Sharan35,64870.45%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Shuttle15664.1%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Sidewinder1100%n/a
Speedster2075%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
Splitscreen3582.86%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
T-roc7,72190.82%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
T15100%n/a
T235863.69%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
T32661.54%Position lamp missing or inoperative.
T49560%Fog lamp inoperative or rear fog lamp missing.
T58871.59%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Taro2138.1%Exhaust system leaking or insecure.
Tiguan154,00881.6%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Touareg35,12676.43%Suspension spring broken or seriously weakened.
Touran83,81165.73%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Type 1955.56%Wheel bearing excessively rough.
Up!106,88883.86%Wiper blade missing or not clearing the windscreen.
Urban Fox2552%Suspension joint dust cover missing or ineffective.
Variant1782.35%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
Vento14964.43%Excessive corrosion to, or weakened structure near any suspension mounting.
XL112100%n/a

Tests: 2,570,146

Average Volkswagen pass rate: 71.06%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous10%
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)Major10%
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 July 2020 to 2nd July 2021

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