Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 1989
68.0% pass rate
from 50 tests in 2020
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 4.0% fail on Parking brake control (10 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Lever (10 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 2.0% fail on Pedal
    • 2.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 2.0% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 4.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 2.0% fail on Horn
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (17 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 10% fail on Steering
    • 4.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 4.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 4.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 2.0% fail on Locking devices
    • 4.0% fail on Power steering (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Operation (31 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Steering wheel
    • 2.0% fail on Steering column
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission
      • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.0% fail on Joints
    • 2.0% fail on Doors
      • 2.0% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 2.0% fail on Door condition
    • 2.0% fail on Floor
    • 2.0% fail on Boot lid
      • 2.0% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
  • 6.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Size/type

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