Volkswagen Fox MOT Results

Registered in 2010
66.7% pass rate
from 7,655 tests in 2017
(14% 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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps (23% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.026% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.026% fail on Switch (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.065% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.39% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.026% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.078% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.026% fail on Battery
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.013% fail on Lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.052% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
      • 0.065% fail on Front
    • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front drive shafts (74% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Constant velocity joints (75% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Couplings
    • 0.078% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.065% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.052% fail on Bonded suspension (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.026% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.026% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.026% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (15% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Size/type
    • 0.026% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Rear wheels (33% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (45% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Components (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.039% fail on Hoses
        • 0.013% fail on Pipes
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Leaks
    • 0.12% fail on Air and vacuum systems (28 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Components (38 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Servos (70 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Leaks
    • 0.10% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.052% fail on ABS (74% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.013% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.013% fail on Pedal
        • 0.013% fail on Anti-slip
  • 3.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.065% fail on Drivers
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.026% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.026% fail on Seats
      • 0.026% fail on Passengers
    • 0.013% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.42% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.30% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering system (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.013% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic power steering (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Operation
    • 0.026% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.013% fail on Steering control
      • 0.013% fail on Steering column
  • 0.27% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2010 cars)
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