Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2012
82.7% pass rate
from 110 tests in 2020
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.

  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.91% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.91% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers
  • 0.91% fail on Brakes
    • 0.91% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
  • 0.91% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.91% fail on Doors
      • 0.91% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.91% fail on Door condition
  • 0.91% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.91% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.91% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.91% fail on Attachment
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