Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2001
50.8% pass rate
from 354 tests in 2020
(9.2% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Suspension (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
    • 9.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms (22% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes (13% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint dust cover (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Springs (32% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Coil springs (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Coil spring (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Sub-frame (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.85% fail on Shock absorbers (35% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
  • 16% fail on Brakes (12% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance (7.1% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (35% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (48% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake imbalance (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Air and vacuum systems (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Servos (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (5.3% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (2.6% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (14% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (9.5% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (0.44% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators (2.7% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type (2.8% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Electrical equipment (44% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Horn (6.4% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Transmission (50% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Joints (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 4.2% fail on Chassis (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Chassis condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (5.3% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system (2.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Body (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Doors (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
      • 0.28% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition
  • 9.6% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (5.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.4% fail on Steering play (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.28% fail on Pump
    • 0.28% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.28% fail on Universal joint
  • 7.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (5.1% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Spark ignition (6.2% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Catalyst emissions (75% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility (25% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (6.7% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (6.9% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (63% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Seat belts (49% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Requirements (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 2.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (47% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.28% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment

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