Volkswagen Fox MOT Results

Registered in 2006
58.5% pass rate
from 4,297 tests in 2017
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.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Couplings
      • 0.070% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.070% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.093% fail on Location
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front
      • 0.33% fail on Rear (50% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
    • 0.093% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.093% fail on Condition
    • 0.093% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.093% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.093% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Component mounting (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.023% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (19% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Rear lamps (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.047% fail on Switch (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.42% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Switch
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.023% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.023% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Battery (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.093% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.093% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.023% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 7.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Emissions (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fuel system (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on System
      • 0.047% fail on Tank
      • 0.023% fail on Cap
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (28% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear wheels (31% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.023% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Brake pads (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.047% fail on Brake drums (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.023% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.91% fail on Hydraulic systems (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Components (73% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Hoses
        • 0.093% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.047% fail on Pipes (98% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.49% fail on Air and vacuum systems (16 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Components (17 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Servos (23 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Pipes (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks (39 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on ABS (53% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.023% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.023% fail on Cable
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Steering system (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Free play
        • 0.047% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
      • 0.047% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
    • 0.023% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.58% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.51% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Bootlid (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Loading door (177 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Seats
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.023% fail on Doors
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Registration plates and VIN (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plate (63% better than other 2006 cars)
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