Volkswagen Golf Plus MOT Results

Registered in 2006
63.0% pass rate
from 1,883 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Golf Plus is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Front drive shafts (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.48% fail on Rear
      • 0.11% fail on Front
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension joints (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.16% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.053% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Individual lamps (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front lamps (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Rear reflectors (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Fog lamp (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Stop lamp (98% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.8% fail on Brakes
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.053% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.053% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Hub components
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.11% fail on Brake linings (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.0% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on ABS
    • 0.80% fail on Hydraulic systems (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Components (78% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Hoses
        • 0.053% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.053% fail on Servos
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake (71% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (69% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.053% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Drivers airbag (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.69% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.053% fail on Cap
    • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.69% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.37% fail on Doors
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers
  • 0.64% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (96% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system (96% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2006 cars)

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