Volkswagen Eos MOT Results

Registered in 2006
64.5% pass rate
from 1,979 tests in 2017
(16% 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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Couplings (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.051% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.051% fail on Location
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Front suspension joints (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front
      • 0.051% fail on Rear
    • 0.10% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.10% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.76% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.051% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.051% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.86% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front lamps (83% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp (81% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Battery (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.051% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.051% fail on Lamp
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on ABS
    • 0.51% fail on Electronic stability system (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Components (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Pipes (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Hoses
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
    • 0.35% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.15% fail on Cable
    • 0.051% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.051% fail on Pedal
        • 0.051% fail on Anti-slip
  • 6.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (30% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.81% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.81% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.91% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.051% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.051% fail on Cap
  • 0.71% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.56% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering system (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Free play
        • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.10% fail on Body condition
    • 0.051% fail on Load security
      • 0.051% fail on Bootlid
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