Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2010
82.8% pass rate
from 99 tests in 2017
(41% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.0% fail on Lamp
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Road Wheels (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers other
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment
  • 1.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Cap
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
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  • Volkswagen Phaeton (2010 - 2016)
    Sharper styled than previous Phaeton. Available in standard and long wheelbase. 3.0 TDI offers good combination of performance and economy for such a big car.

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