Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 1998
55.0% pass rate
from 211 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
    • 8.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.47% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.8% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.95% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.47% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.47% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.47% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.95% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.47% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.47% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.95% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.95% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.47% fail on Horn
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Transmission
      • 5.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Joints
        • 0.47% fail on Bearing housing
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Chassis
      • 2.4% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.95% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.47% fail on Tank
      • 0.47% fail on Pipe
    • 0.95% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.95% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.47% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.47% fail on Floor
  • 10.0% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Track rod end (180% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Drag link end
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.2% fail on Compression ignition (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.47% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.47% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.47% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.47% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.95% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.95% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.5% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Requirements (27 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Airbags
      • 0.47% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment

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