Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 1990
57.8% pass rate
from 90 tests in 2017
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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on All position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.1% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.2% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Rear (5 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front
    • 5.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems (140% worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 11% fail on Components (160% worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Valves
      • 1.1% fail on Operation
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.4% fail on Hub components
      • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Tank
      • 1.1% fail on Pipe
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 3.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 4.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.4% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Doors
      • 2.2% fail on Passengers other (6 times worse than other 1990 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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