Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 2011
77.4% pass rate
from 1,272 tests in 2017
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (84% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.24% fail on Front
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.079% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.079% fail on Condition
  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Front lamps (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.24% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Battery
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.079% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (50% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.079% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.94% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.31% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.079% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.079% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.079% fail on Components
        • 0.079% fail on Pipes
    • 0.079% fail on ABS
  • 1.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (65% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.47% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.79% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.71% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.079% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.079% fail on Cap
    • 0.079% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
  • 0.24% fail on Steering
    • 0.16% fail on Steering system
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.079% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.079% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.24% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.24% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.079% fail on Requirements
  • 0.24% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.079% fail on Body condition
    • 0.079% fail on Doors
      • 0.079% fail on Passengers other
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