Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 2013
76.1% pass rate
from 1,425 tests in 2020
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Springs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Mounting
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.070% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (56 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (46% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.21% fail on Lever
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.14% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.070% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.070% fail on Leaks
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.84% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamps (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.42% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.070% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Daytime running lamps (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.070% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.070% fail on Horn
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.070% fail on Size/type
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.77% fail on Washers
    • 0.070% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.98% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.56% fail on Transmission
      • 0.49% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.49% fail on Joints
      • 0.070% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.070% fail on Joints
    • 0.35% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.070% fail on Doors
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.070% fail on Door condition
  • 0.42% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.070% fail on Condition
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