Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2001
42.7% pass rate
from 1,038 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2001 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 13% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Subframe mounting (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.58% fail on Spring mounting
    • 7.8% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Location
    • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.5% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front
      • 0.29% fail on Rear
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment
    • 0.096% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment
    • 0.096% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.096% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (61% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front lamps (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (40% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.87% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.67% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp (88% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.096% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.096% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.6% fail on Battery
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.096% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake performance (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Rear wheels (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.87% fail on Front wheels (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance
    • 8.3% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.0% fail on Components (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Pipes (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.096% fail on Servos
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.096% fail on Operation
      • 0.096% fail on Leaks
    • 2.9% fail on ABS (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.87% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.39% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.29% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.29% fail on Cable
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.096% fail on Operation
      • 0.096% fail on Components
        • 0.096% fail on Servos
    • 0.19% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Free play
        • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.29% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
        • 0.096% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.096% fail on Steering component
    • 0.48% fail on Power steering
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.096% fail on Rams
    • 0.096% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.096% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
    • 0.096% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (41% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.5% fail on Emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
      • 0.19% fail on System
  • 8.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.39% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.19% fail on Body security
    • 0.096% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.096% fail on Load security
      • 0.096% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.096% fail on Spare wheel
  • 4.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
    • 0.58% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.87% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.77% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.77% fail on Attachment
  • 0.096% fail on Towbars
    • 0.096% fail on Towbar

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