Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 1996
45.3% pass rate
from 64 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (10 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.6% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Joints
    • 3.1% fail on Body
      • 3.1% fail on Other body component (11 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Towbar
      • 1.6% fail on Other towbar components
    • 1.6% fail on Engine mounting
      • 1.6% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.6% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.6% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.6% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.6% fail on Cable
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers
    • 4.7% fail on Washers
  • 9.4% fail on Steering
    • 7.8% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.6% fail on Steering play
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack
  • 9.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 7.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
  • 7.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.7% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates

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