Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 1989
46.0% pass rate
from 50 tests in 2017
(53% worse than other 1989 cars)
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.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 8.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 8.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 8.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 4.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 8.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on All position lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.0% fail on Horn
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 26% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 4.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 8.0% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Rear (6 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.0% fail on Macpherson strut (18 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (18 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on General condition
  • 26% fail on Brakes (98% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 16% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 16% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Pipes
        • 8.0% fail on Hoses (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Valves
    • 16% fail on Brake performance
      • 12% fail on Rear wheels (200% worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
  • 20% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (150% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 12% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Emissions
    • 4.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on Hose
      • 2.0% fail on System
  • 18% fail on Tyres (4 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 12% fail on Tread depth (7 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Size/type
  • 14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (190% worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Doors (10 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Drivers (14 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Passengers other (13 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Body security (44 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
  • 6.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 2.0% fail on Attachment
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas

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