Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 2014
77.0% pass rate
from 1,276 tests in 2020
(20% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Pins and bushes (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.4% fail on Springs (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.078% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.078% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.078% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.078% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.078% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.63% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.078% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.39% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Stop lamp (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Horn
    • 0.078% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.078% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.078% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.078% fail on Switch
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (48% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.16% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 0.078% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.078% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.078% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.55% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.078% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.078% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.31% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Transmission
      • 0.078% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.078% fail on Joints
    • 0.078% fail on Body
      • 0.078% fail on Other body component
    • 0.078% fail on Doors
      • 0.078% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.078% fail on Door condition
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.078% fail on Condition
  • 0.078% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.078% fail on Registration plates
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