Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 1999
40.1% pass rate
from 397 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 1999 cars)
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 14% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Component mounting (88% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Attachment
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage condition
    • 6.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Attachment
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.25% fail on Couplings
    • 4.5% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Location
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.50% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.0% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Fog lamp (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.50% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.25% fail on Lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
  • 24% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.76% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.8% fail on Components
        • 5.5% fail on Pipes
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses
      • 0.76% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
    • 6.8% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Air and vacuum systems (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Components (19 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Servos (33 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.6% fail on Wipers (57% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.76% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
  • 12% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Steering arm
    • 2.3% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Operation
      • 0.50% fail on Drive system (39 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering operation (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Steering control
      • 0.25% fail on Steering wheel
  • 9.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions (48% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.76% fail on Cap
      • 0.25% fail on Hose
      • 0.25% fail on System
  • 8.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 5.8% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 2.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.76% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers
    • 0.25% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Towbars
    • 0.25% fail on Towbar

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