Volkswagen Eos MOT Results

Registered in 2007
63.9% pass rate
from 4,882 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Eos is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Springs
      • 5.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.3% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.061% fail on Mounting
    • 3.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (17% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage ball joints (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (37% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Other suspension component (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.041% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.061% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.041% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.041% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.23% fail on Cable
        • 0.041% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.90% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-lock braking system (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.45% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.45% fail on Lever
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
    • 0.10% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.082% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.061% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.020% fail on Servos
    • 0.061% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.041% fail on Leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Servos
    • 0.020% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.020% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.020% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.020% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.020% fail on Additional braking device
  • 8.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (39% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (36% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.020% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Stop lamp (93% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.061% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.020% fail on Horn
    • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.39% fail on Prop shafts (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
        • 0.020% fail on Catch
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.041% fail on System
      • 0.020% fail on Hose
    • 0.14% fail on Boot lid (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.041% fail on Panel
      • 0.041% fail on Other body component
      • 0.020% fail on Body condition
    • 0.061% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.041% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.020% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.020% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's seat
  • 6.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.020% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (57% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Catalyst emissions (85% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Compression ignition (43% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (65% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.041% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.041% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.020% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.061% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.061% fail on Sound deadening material (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.92% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.041% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Steering linkage components (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic power steering (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Steering gear (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
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