Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2004
62.9% pass rate
from 70 tests in 2020
(16% 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.

  • 11% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (71% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (19% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.4% fail on Lever
  • 10% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 1.4% fail on Operation
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Spark ignition (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 5.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim (48% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility (64% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Washers (16% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (68% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts (15% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Joints (14% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition

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