Volkswagen Golf Plus MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.3% pass rate
from 658 tests in 2020
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Golf Plus is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Flashing type (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Side repeaters (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.7% fail on Springs
      • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.61% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.15% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.15% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.7% fail on Visibility
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers
    • 0.30% fail on View to rear
      • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.46% fail on Transmission
      • 0.46% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.46% fail on Joints
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.15% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
  • 0.76% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.61% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.61% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.30% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.30% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.46% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.15% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.15% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment

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