Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2012
85.9% pass rate
from 92 tests in 2017
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes
    • 3.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
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