Volkswagen Fox MOT Results

Registered in 2006
54.6% pass rate
from 4,008 tests in 2020
(5.7% worse 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 Fox is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (1.7% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Suspension arm (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (11% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joints (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Pins and bushes (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage
    • 4.2% fail on Springs (3.9% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (4.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring (5.2% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (3.7% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Wheel bearings (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component (7.3% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Pins and bushes (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.30% fail on Axles (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (9.9% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Axle (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.100% fail on Macpherson strut (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes (6.6% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.025% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.075% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension rods (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Transmission (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Drive shafts (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Joints (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.45% fail on Prop shafts (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (5.1% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Door condition (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Catch (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Hinge (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door (8.6% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Other passenger's door (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Door condition (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Tank (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Integral vehicle structure (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Engine mounting (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Engine mounting condition (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Seats (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Driver's seat (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Boot lid (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Boot lid condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Chassis (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Chassis condition (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Body
      • 0.025% fail on Panel
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters (31% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators (3.3% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (33% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Switch (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Position lamps (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Position lamp (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Switch (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Battery(ies) (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 11% fail on Visibility (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.17% fail on Bonnet (17% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view (5.2% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Condition of glass (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Windscreen (63% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.025% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.025% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.42% fail on Compression ignition (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Emission control equipment (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Other emission control equipment (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested (71% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.15% fail on Fluid leaks (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.050% fail on Noise suppression (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.025% fail on Undertray
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake imbalance (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.100% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (26% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Brake performance not tested (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Brake linings (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.075% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Cable (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Linkage
    • 0.92% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (20% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Anti-lock braking system (12% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Electronic stability control (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.90% fail on Parking brake control (86% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Lever (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.100% fail on Pedal (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Air and vacuum systems (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks (24 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Servos (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Valves
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (70% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Brake fluid (35% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.17% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs (62 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Air and vacuum systems (78 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Other components (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (22% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (5.2% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type (12% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (9.3% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Drag link end (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
        • 0.025% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.025% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Rams
      • 0.025% fail on Other components
    • 0.30% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (55% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Steering play
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.80% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates (40% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.025% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.025% fail on Speedometer
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