Volkswagen Golf Plus MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.2% pass rate
from 1,095 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Golf Plus is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (95% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (59% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.091% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.091% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 9.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.91% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.46% fail on Position lamps (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Position lamp (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.091% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.091% fail on Horn
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.91% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.091% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.091% fail on View to rear
      • 0.091% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs and drums (73% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Brake discs (73% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.091% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.82% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.091% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.18% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.091% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.091% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.091% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.091% fail on Brake fluid
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.64% fail on Transmission
      • 0.64% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.64% fail on Joints
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.091% fail on Pipe
    • 0.091% fail on Doors
      • 0.091% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.091% fail on Door condition
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.91% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.73% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.82% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.73% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.091% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.82% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.091% fail on Condition
  • 0.091% fail on Steering
    • 0.091% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.091% fail on Track rod end

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