Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 1998
47.5% pass rate
from 413 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Position lamps (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front lamps (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.73% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Fog lamp (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Battery
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.73% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.24% fail on Lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 26% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 9.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.8% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting
    • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (67% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front drive shafts (71% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (72% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 2.7% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.97% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.97% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.73% fail on Rear
      • 0.24% fail on Front
    • 0.24% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment
  • 22% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.0% fail on Parking brake performance (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.24% fail on Brake operation
    • 9.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Components
        • 6.5% fail on Pipes (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.48% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.73% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Leaks
    • 4.8% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.48% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.48% fail on Cable
    • 0.48% fail on Air and vacuum systems (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (46 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.73% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Free play
        • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Other components
      • 0.48% fail on Drive system (26 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.97% fail on Steering control (10 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Steering column (14 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Steering wheel
  • 9.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on System
      • 0.48% fail on Cap
      • 0.24% fail on Tank
    • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 0.73% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.24% fail on Body security
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers
  • 5.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 2.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.73% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Requirements
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.24% fail on Towbars
    • 0.24% fail on Vehicle structure
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition

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