Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2004
63.3% pass rate
from 90 tests in 2020
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 8.9% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic braking system
      • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension rods
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension rod
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.1% fail on Sub-frame
  • 7.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 6.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
  • 2.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.1% fail on Attachment

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