Volkswagen Jetta MOT Results

Registered in 2015
82.3% pass rate
from 1,451 tests in 2020
(18% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Jetta is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Suspension (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (15 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Pins and bushes (41 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.41% fail on Springs
      • 0.41% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.41% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.069% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.069% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.069% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.069% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (60% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Washers
    • 0.069% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.069% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.069% fail on View to rear
      • 0.069% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.48% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.069% fail on Switch
    • 0.069% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.069% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.069% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.069% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.83% fail on Tread depth (59% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt
          • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.069% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.069% fail on Rbt
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.62% fail on Mechanical brake components (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Brake linings and pads (76% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Brake pads (76% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.14% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.14% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Cable
        • 0.069% fail on Lever
    • 0.069% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.069% fail on Pedal
    • 0.069% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.069% fail on Lever
    • 0.069% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.069% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.96% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.48% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.48% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.41% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.069% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.21% fail on Transmission
      • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
    • 0.069% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.069% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.069% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.069% fail on Steering
    • 0.069% fail on Electronic power steering
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