Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2007
71.8% pass rate
from 170 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (87% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.59% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.59% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.59% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.59% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (52% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.59% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.59% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.59% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.59% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (38% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition (38% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (0.57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (6.7% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (39% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (27% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (61% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Bumpers (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Boot lid (41 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Boot lid condition (47 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.59% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.59% fail on Transmission
      • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.59% fail on Joints
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (17% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.59% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.59% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.59% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.59% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.59% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment

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