Volkswagen Golf Plus MOT Results

Registered in 2005
59.0% pass rate
from 1,345 tests in 2017
(9.2% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Golf Plus is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Couplings
    • 5.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.37% fail on Location (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.67% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on Wheel bearings (55% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear
      • 0.22% fail on Front
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.15% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Front suspension joints (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Rear lamps (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Rear reflectors (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Battery
    • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.074% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.074% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.074% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Brakes
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.074% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.074% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Hub components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake back plates (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Components (83% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Hoses
        • 0.22% fail on Pipes (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Leaks
    • 0.59% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
      • 0.074% fail on Components
        • 0.074% fail on Servos
    • 0.074% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
        • 0.074% fail on Condition
    • 0.074% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.074% fail on Cable
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 4.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.074% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (94% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.74% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.074% fail on Attachment
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on System
      • 0.074% fail on Hose
      • 0.074% fail on Cap
    • 0.074% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.82% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
    • 0.074% fail on Body security
  • 0.59% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering system (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Other components
        • 0.074% fail on Steering component
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.37% fail on Attachment

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