Volkswagen Passat MOT Results

Registered in 2017
87.4% pass rate
from 705 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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Passat is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.3% fail on Tyres (66% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (91% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (140% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Condition of glass (7 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Windscreen (7 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.14% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes
    • 0.99% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.85% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.85% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.71% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.71% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Rbt
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
  • 0.85% fail on Suspension
    • 0.57% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.14% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment

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