Volkswagen Bora MOT Results

Registered in 2002
53.1% pass rate
from 3,884 tests in 2017
(5.4% better than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Bora is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (28% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.026% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.026% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.026% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.95% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Individual lamps (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters (46% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on All direction indicators (81% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Battery
    • 0.23% fail on Horn (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
      • 0.026% fail on Lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.026% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.026% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (71% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front drive shafts (71% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Couplings (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.15% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.077% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Presence
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front
      • 0.18% fail on Rear (83% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Sub-frames (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
    • 0.49% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Subframe mounting (92% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Axles (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Axle beam (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.10% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.077% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.077% fail on Condition
    • 0.077% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.026% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
  • 13% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.026% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components (23% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.051% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.026% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Components (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Hoses (43% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.051% fail on Servos
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.4% fail on ABS
    • 0.49% fail on Electronic stability system (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Parking brake (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.36% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Pipes
        • 0.026% fail on Hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Leaks
    • 0.077% fail on Service brake control components (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pedal (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Condition
        • 0.026% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.051% fail on Mechanical components (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Cable
      • 0.026% fail on Lever
  • 9.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (17% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
      • 0.18% fail on System
      • 0.10% fail on Pipe
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Steering system (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Track rod end (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.026% fail on Free play
        • 0.026% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.026% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.26% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.051% fail on Locking devices
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (19% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
    • 0.051% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
    • 0.85% fail on Body condition
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers
    • 0.21% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Bootlid (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body security
    • 0.051% fail on Engine mountings
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (58% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (35% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas (89% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 0.026% fail on Towbars
    • 0.026% fail on Towbar

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