Volkswagen Golf Plus MOT Results

Registered in 2007
68.5% pass rate
from 1,314 tests in 2017
(20% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Golf Plus is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.076% fail on Couplings
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.99% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.30% fail on Front
      • 0.30% fail on Rear
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.23% fail on Component mounting
  • 9.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.076% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Rear reflectors (16 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.076% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.076% fail on Battery
    • 0.076% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.5% fail on Brakes
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels (57% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Hub components
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on ABS
    • 0.61% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks
      • 0.076% fail on Components
        • 0.076% fail on Pipes
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.076% fail on Lever
      • 0.076% fail on Cable
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (37% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.68% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.23% fail on Body condition
    • 0.076% fail on Seats
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Steering system (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Power steering
      • 0.076% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.15% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate

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