Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 2009
74.5% pass rate
from 1,663 tests in 2017
(23% better than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.060% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Position lamps (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front lamps (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear lamps (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.060% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.060% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.060% fail on Horn
  • 8.1% fail on Suspension (25% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.96% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.48% fail on Rear
      • 0.12% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.060% fail on Pipes
    • 0.060% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
    • 0.060% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.60% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.48% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.36% fail on ABS
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Components (82% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
  • 0.96% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Body security
    • 0.060% fail on Body condition
    • 0.060% fail on Load security
      • 0.060% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.72% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions
    • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.48% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Steering (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Steering system (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Free play
        • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.060% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.060% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.060% fail on Power steering
      • 0.060% fail on Electronic power steering
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