Volkswagen Fox MOT Results

Registered in 2011
74.9% pass rate
from 2,267 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Fox is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.97% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Switch (59 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.97% fail on Individual lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.044% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.35% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.088% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.044% fail on Battery
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.044% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.044% fail on Switch
  • 7.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (82% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.088% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.22% fail on Rear
      • 0.088% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.18% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.044% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.044% fail on Condition
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Size/type
    • 0.044% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.53% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Air and vacuum systems (170 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Components (260 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Servos (316 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Components
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes
        • 0.044% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.044% fail on Servos
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.044% fail on Leaks
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
    • 0.088% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.088% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Tank
    • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.49% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Operation
    • 0.044% fail on Steering system
      • 0.044% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.044% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.26% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.088% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Attachment
  • 0.18% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.088% fail on Seats
      • 0.088% fail on Drivers
    • 0.044% fail on Doors
      • 0.044% fail on Drivers
    • 0.044% fail on Load security
      • 0.044% fail on Tailgate
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