Volkswagen Eos MOT Results

Registered in 2006
61.7% pass rate
from 2,128 tests in 2020
(13% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Eos is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage ball joints (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Springs
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.047% fail on Mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.047% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.094% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.047% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.047% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.047% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 10% fail on Tyres (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 7.7% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Joints
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.094% fail on Door condition
    • 0.23% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Panel
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.094% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.047% fail on Pipe
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.094% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.094% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.047% fail on Chassis
      • 0.047% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.047% fail on Seats
      • 0.047% fail on Driver's seat
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (23% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt
          • 0.89% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.094% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.047% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.47% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.094% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.33% fail on Cable
        • 0.047% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.75% fail on Electronic stability control (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.047% fail on Servos
    • 0.14% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.094% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.047% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.3% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.66% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Position lamps (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Position lamp (88% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.047% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.047% fail on Horn
    • 0.047% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.047% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.23% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.094% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.47% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Emissions not tested (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Compression ignition (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (75% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.094% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.094% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.047% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.047% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.047% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.66% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.047% fail on Steering play
      • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.094% fail on Condition
  • 0.047% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.047% fail on Anchorages
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