Volkswagen Passat MOT Results

Registered in 1993
48.4% pass rate
from 64 tests in 2017
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 1993 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Passat is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Front lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.6% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Horn
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.6% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.6% fail on Components
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 7.8% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Rear (7 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 11% fail on Steering
    • 11% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 11% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 1993 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.7% fail on Emissions
  • 7.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 3.1% fail on Doors
      • 3.1% fail on Passengers other (11 times worse than other 1993 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.6% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate

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