Volkswagen Polo MOT Results

Registered in 2017
92.2% pass rate
from 1,606 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2017 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Polo is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.62% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.062% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.062% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.062% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.062% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.062% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.062% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.062% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.6% fail on Visibility
    • 0.75% fail on Washers
    • 0.62% fail on Wipers
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes
    • 0.68% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.50% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.31% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance (200% worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2017 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.062% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 0.062% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.062% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.062% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.44% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.44% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.19% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested (7 times worse than other 2017 cars)
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.062% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.062% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Suspension
    • 0.062% fail on Springs
      • 0.062% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.062% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.062% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 0.12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.062% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.062% fail on Body
      • 0.062% fail on Other body component

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