Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2008
76.5% pass rate
from 170 tests in 2020
(41% better than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Compression ignition (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.59% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.59% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.59% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt
          • 0.59% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.59% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.59% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.59% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.59% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.59% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 1.8% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Transmission
      • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.59% fail on Joints
    • 0.59% fail on Undertray
  • 0.59% fail on Steering
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.59% fail on Pipes and hoses

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