Volkswagen Eos MOT Results

Registered in 2008
71.9% pass rate
from 3,308 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Eos is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.45% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.060% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.091% fail on Location
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.030% fail on Presence
    • 0.45% fail on Shock absorbers (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear
      • 0.060% fail on Front (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.091% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.091% fail on Front suspension joints (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamps (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.030% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.030% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.70% fail on Position lamps (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front lamps (86% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.15% fail on Battery
    • 0.030% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.030% fail on Lamp
    • 0.030% fail on Horn
    • 0.030% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.7% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.030% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Rear wheels (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake imbalance (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on ABS
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.060% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.030% fail on Operation
      • 0.030% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.030% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
  • 0.73% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.030% fail on Cap
    • 0.060% fail on Emissions (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.73% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.67% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.48% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.091% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
  • 0.48% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.42% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers
    • 0.030% fail on Load security
      • 0.030% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.091% fail on Condition
  • 0.12% fail on Steering (93% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Steering system (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.030% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.030% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.030% fail on Power steering
      • 0.030% fail on Electronic power steering
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