Volkswagen Bora MOT Results

Registered in 2004
56.0% pass rate
from 3,359 tests in 2017
(7.2% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Bora is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front lamps (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.089% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Individual lamps (48% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.63% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Battery (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.060% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.060% fail on Switch
    • 0.030% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 16% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Drive shafts (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Front drive shafts (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.4% fail on Front (94% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Rear (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.98% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.45% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Component mounting (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.089% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.060% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on General condition
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.089% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.030% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.65% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Components (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Pipes (49% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Hoses (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on ABS
    • 0.48% fail on Electronic stability system (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.060% fail on Lever
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage
      • 0.030% fail on Cable
      • 0.030% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.060% fail on Condition
        • 0.060% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.060% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.060% fail on Components
        • 0.030% fail on Pipes
        • 0.030% fail on Servos
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions (37% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.060% fail on Pipe
    • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (21% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering system (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Track rod end (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.060% fail on Free play
        • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
    • 0.030% fail on Steering operation
  • 5.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers
    • 0.060% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.060% fail on Chassis
    • 0.030% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.030% fail on Load security
      • 0.030% fail on Loading door
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.48% fail on Attachment

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