Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2011
89.4% pass rate
from 160 tests in 2017
(57% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.63% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.63% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.63% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.63% fail on Stop lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.63% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.63% fail on Fitment
    • 0.63% fail on Hub components
      • 0.63% fail on Brake pads
  • 1.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.63% fail on Wipers
    • 0.63% fail on Washers
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plate
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