Volkswagen Bora MOT Results

Registered in 2006
62.8% pass rate
from 379 tests in 2017
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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Bora is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear lamps (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.79% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.6% fail on Front (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.79% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.79% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.53% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Components
        • 0.79% fail on Pipes
    • 0.53% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.53% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on ABS
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
  • 5.3% fail on Steering
    • 5.3% fail on Steering system (98% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering arm
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Emissions
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
  • 2.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (57% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Body condition
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.53% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.53% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Towbars
    • 0.26% fail on Towbar
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment

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