Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2005
71.9% pass rate
from 114 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.88% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.88% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.88% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.88% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.88% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 7.0% fail on Suspension (60% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.88% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.88% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 1.8% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.88% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.88% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 4.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.88% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.88% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.88% fail on Wipers
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 0.88% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.88% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.88% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.88% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Operation
      • 0.88% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.88% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.88% fail on Transmission
      • 0.88% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.88% fail on Joints
    • 0.88% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.88% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.88% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.88% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.88% fail on Condition
  • 0.88% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.88% fail on Attachment

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