Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2009
79.6% pass rate
from 167 tests in 2020
(43% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (57% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.60% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.60% fail on Switch
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (23 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.60% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.60% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.60% fail on Cable
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.60% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.60% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.60% fail on Linkage
    • 0.60% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.60% fail on Operation
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.60% fail on Steering
    • 0.60% fail on Power steering
      • 0.60% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.60% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.60% fail on Exhaust system

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