Volkswagen Fox MOT Results

Registered in 2007
54.6% pass rate
from 7,339 tests in 2020
(9.1% 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.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms (60% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Pins and bushes (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Linkage ball joints (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Springs
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.014% fail on Mounting
      • 0.055% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (42% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.082% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Sub-frame (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.095% fail on Axles
      • 0.082% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Axle
    • 0.082% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.041% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamps (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.041% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.082% fail on Horn (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.095% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Main beam tell-tale (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Drive shaft (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition
        • 0.041% fail on Hinge (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
      • 0.055% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
      • 0.027% fail on Hose
      • 0.014% fail on Pipe
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
      • 0.055% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.095% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Boot lid (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Boot lid condition (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.068% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.014% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 11% fail on Visibility (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on View to rear (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.014% fail on Window
    • 0.041% fail on Bonnet (76% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 9.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (72% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Spark ignition (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.014% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.34% fail on Compression ignition (78% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (88% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Engine oil leaks (72% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.041% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.027% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes (35% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.055% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (54% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance (61% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (63% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.027% fail on Brake performance not tested (83% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (58% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums (69% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Brake discs (70% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.068% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.068% fail on Lever
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.48% fail on Hand lever (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
    • 0.40% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Anti-lock braking system (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks (20 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Servos
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.027% fail on Valves
      • 0.014% fail on Servos
      • 0.014% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rigid brake pipes (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.027% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 1.8% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Track rod end (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.041% fail on Other components
      • 0.014% fail on Rams
    • 0.25% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.014% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.014% fail on Steering play
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.63% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Attachment (78% better than other 2007 cars)
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