Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2000
41.0% pass rate
from 300 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (87% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.3% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.3% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.3% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.67% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.67% fail on Trailer electrical socket (32 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
  • 23% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 9.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 6.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.67% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.67% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.67% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.67% fail on Cable
        • 0.33% fail on Lever
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.67% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.33% fail on Hand lever
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.7% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
    • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.33% fail on Tank
      • 0.33% fail on System
    • 0.67% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.33% fail on Doors
      • 0.33% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 8.3% fail on Wipers (84% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Steering linkage components (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.33% fail on Steering arm
    • 4.0% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.33% fail on Other components
    • 0.67% fail on Steering play
      • 0.67% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.0% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (9 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.33% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.3% fail on Condition
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.67% fail on Requirements (10 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plates

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