Volkswagen Passat MOT Results

Registered in 1994
71.9% pass rate
from 64 tests in 2020
(18% better than other 1994 cars)
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 1994 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Passat is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Brake performance (9.7% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (11% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (17% worse than other 1994 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 4.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (87% worse than other 1994 cars)
  • 9.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (35% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Electrical equipment (73% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility (2.7% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (54% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (8.1% better than other 1994 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Suspension (59% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission (12% worse than other 1994 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (33% worse than other 1994 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Joints (35% worse than other 1994 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Pipe
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% better than other 1994 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% better than other 1994 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.6% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.6% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 1.6% fail on Anchorages
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition

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