Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 2010
66.7% pass rate
from 884 tests in 2020
(3.5% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (48% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint (84% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 8.5% fail on Springs (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Coil spring (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (11% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers (41% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 10% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Individual direction indicators (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (1.7% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (35% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.45% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (10.0% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp (9.9% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment (15% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Horn (13% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (92% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes (0.99% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (27% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance (13% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (32% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (sp) (31% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (42% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (10% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (45% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 0.90% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Anti-lock braking system (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability control (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Lever (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (9.9% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (9.2% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (1.7% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility (42% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Joints (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (22% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition (6.0% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.11% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (42% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels (18% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.11% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plates
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