Volkswagen Bora MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.9% pass rate
from 1,188 tests in 2017
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Bora is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.084% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps (53% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Switch
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.93% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 0.59% fail on Horn
    • 0.34% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.17% fail on Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.084% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.084% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (25% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake performance (65% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Rear wheels (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (56% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.084% fail on Service brake performance
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.1% fail on Components
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.084% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.59% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.51% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.42% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.42% fail on Pedal
        • 0.42% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Lever (15 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 0.084% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.084% fail on Components
        • 0.084% fail on Servos
  • 17% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (61% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.084% fail on Presence
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (40% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front drive shafts (39% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (39% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.84% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear (85% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Shock absorbers (62% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Condition (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Prescribed areas (94% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Component mounting (93% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.2% fail on Emissions
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on System
      • 0.084% fail on Cap
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
    • 0.084% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.59% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.084% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 7.2% fail on Steering (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Steering system (78% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.084% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.084% fail on Other components
        • 0.084% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.51% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.084% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (35% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (63% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts (76% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.084% fail on Requirements
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
  • 2.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.42% fail on Body condition (80% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.084% fail on Chassis
    • 0.084% fail on Load security
      • 0.084% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition

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