Volkswagen Fox MOT Results

Registered in 2010
59.8% pass rate
from 8,557 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Fox is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Linkage ball joints (46% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Linkage (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Suspension arm (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Springs (6.4% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Coil springs (6.3% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Coil spring (6.2% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Mounting (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (3.3% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component (14% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut (10.0% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Macpherson strut (30% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.082% fail on Suspension rods (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Axles (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Axle
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.023% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (43% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (19% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (2.4% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (6.7% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (3.2% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (0.032% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp (0.10% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (0.48% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Reversing lamps (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring (87% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Battery(ies) (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Position lamp (17% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.023% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (11% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.012% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Visibility (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view (10% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Condition of glass (19% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Window (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Bonnet (70% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 6.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5.3% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Compression ignition (81% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested (77% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.012% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.082% fail on Fluid leaks (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Engine oil leaks (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other leaks
  • 5.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Transmission (63% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Joints (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Tank (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on System
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Driver's door (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Door condition (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other passenger's door (58% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Body (6.5% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Other body component (2.4% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Panel
    • 0.070% fail on Seats (10% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Passenger's seat (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Driver's seat (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Boot lid (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Boot lid condition (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Loading door
    • 0.012% fail on Undertray
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance (9.7% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (1.5% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (8.2% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (24% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (19% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (34% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester (28% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4.2% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (28% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance (31% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (22% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.035% fail on Brake performance not tested (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.21% fail on Brake discs and drums (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Brake discs (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (16% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Cable (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Lever (2.5% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake control (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-lock braking system (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic systems (2.1% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake fluid (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Servos (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Valves
    • 0.082% fail on Air and vacuum systems (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Leaks (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Servos (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Flexible brake hoses (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.023% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other components (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Size/type (54% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Operation (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pump
      • 0.012% fail on Rams
    • 0.34% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic power steering (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Steering gear (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering play (29% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack (28% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.012% fail on Airbags
      • 0.012% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates (37% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition (12% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Attachment (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Hubs
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