Volkswagen Fox MOT Results

Registered in 2007
58.1% pass rate
from 6,583 tests in 2017
(5.9% worse 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 Fox is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Couplings
      • 0.030% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage condition (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 4.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.36% fail on Front
      • 0.36% fail on Rear
    • 0.23% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.076% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.076% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Macpherson strut (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Sub-frames (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on General condition
    • 0.015% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.061% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.015% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.015% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps (25% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear lamps (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (34% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (32% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (26% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (58% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Tell tale (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Battery (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
  • 9.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (58% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (66% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.046% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 6.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Emissions (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.091% fail on System
      • 0.030% fail on Pipe
      • 0.030% fail on Cap
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.015% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.015% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (82% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.015% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.015% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.82% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Air and vacuum systems (23 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Components (29 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Servos (35 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Pipes (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Hoses
      • 0.061% fail on Leaks (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Components (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses
        • 0.12% fail on Servos (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.046% fail on Leaks
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Operation
    • 0.39% fail on ABS
    • 0.091% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.030% fail on Electronic stability system (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
  • 1.3% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.061% fail on Free play
        • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.046% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.046% fail on Other components
        • 0.030% fail on Steering component (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.061% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.015% fail on Drive system
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
    • 0.015% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.71% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.39% fail on Body condition (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.091% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers
    • 0.091% fail on Load security (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Bootlid (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Tailgate (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
  • 0.46% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.076% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
    • 0.20% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (69% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate (53% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Attachment (74% better than other 2007 cars)
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