Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 1991
63.1% pass rate
from 84 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 1991 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 1991 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt
          • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.4% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.8% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (7 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pedal (8 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever
    • 2.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.2% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.2% fail on Servos
    • 1.2% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (2 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.6% fail on Horn
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 3.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission
      • 3.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.6% fail on Joints
    • 3.6% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 1991 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Other passenger's door (17 times worse than other 1991 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Door condition (18 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Seats
      • 2.4% fail on Passenger's seat (8 times worse than other 1991 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Engine mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 1.2% fail on Floor
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
  • 4.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition

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