Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2005
68.7% pass rate
from 131 tests in 2017
(31% 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 Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (24 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (31 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.76% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Hazard warning (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.76% fail on Horn
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.76% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.76% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.76% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.76% fail on Pedal
        • 0.76% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.76% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 7.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.76% fail on Air suspension
      • 0.76% fail on Operation
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.76% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.76% fail on Rear
    • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.76% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.76% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.76% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.76% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.76% fail on Power steering
      • 0.76% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions
    • 0.76% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Pipe
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Requirements
      • 0.76% fail on Condition

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