Volkswagen Bora MOT Results

Registered in 2005
59.0% pass rate
from 3,079 tests in 2017
(9.1% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Bora is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Position lamps (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.6% fail on Rear lamps (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.75% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.75% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.065% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.032% fail on Lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Tell tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (79% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Front drive shafts (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Couplings
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.81% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.065% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.032% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.097% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.032% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.097% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.032% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.42% fail on Brake calipers (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.032% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (62% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Pipes (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Hoses (55% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.32% fail on Leaks
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
    • 0.71% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on ABS
    • 0.39% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.065% fail on Linkage (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Lever
      • 0.032% fail on Cable
    • 0.032% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.032% fail on Components
        • 0.032% fail on Servos
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Emissions (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.097% fail on Pipe
      • 0.032% fail on Tank
      • 0.032% fail on Hose
      • 0.032% fail on Cap
    • 0.32% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Valve stem (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Steering (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system (38% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Free play
        • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.097% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
        • 0.032% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
      • 0.065% fail on Drive system (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Rams
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
    • 0.032% fail on Steering control
      • 0.032% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.032% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.097% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers front (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Body condition
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.032% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.032% fail on Chassis
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Requirements
      • 0.032% fail on Installation check
        • 0.032% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.45% fail on Attachment
    • 0.065% fail on Condition

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