Volkswagen Golf Plus MOT Results

Registered in 2012
76.2% pass rate
from 332 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Golf Plus is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.90% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.90% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.90% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.30% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.30% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.90% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.30% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.60% fail on Washers
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.60% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.90% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Attachment
    • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.30% fail on Steering
    • 0.30% fail on Steering play
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.30% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.30% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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