Volkswagen Golf Plus MOT Results

Registered in 2008
73.2% pass rate
from 880 tests in 2017
(28% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Golf Plus is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps (80% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Rear reflectors (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Fog lamp
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Suspension arms (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.91% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.23% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.45% fail on ABS
    • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
  • 0.80% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (72% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.57% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.23% fail on Load security (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Bootlid (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Steering (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Steering system (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment

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