Volkswagen Phaeton MOT Results

Registered in 2013
77.2% pass rate
from 101 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Phaeton is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.99% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.99% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.99% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.99% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.99% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.99% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.99% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt
          • 0.99% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.99% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.99% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.99% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.99% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.99% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.99% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility
    • 0.99% fail on Wipers
    • 0.99% fail on Washers
  • 2.0% fail on Road Wheels (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (28 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates
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