Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2004
73.4% pass rate
from 94 tests in 2017
(44% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (43 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Condition
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 8.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.1% fail on Hose
  • 1.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.1% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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