Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2001
43.1% pass rate
from 578 tests in 2020
(21% 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.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.87% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Springs (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Coil springs (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Coil spring (70% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (18 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.8% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.69% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Position lamp (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.69% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.52% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Horn
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (66% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Transmission (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Joints (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
      • 0.17% fail on Belts
    • 5.2% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Chassis condition (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Integral vehicle structure (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.87% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.69% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.17% fail on Tank
    • 0.87% fail on Cabs (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Prescribed areas (18 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.17% fail on Towbar
      • 0.17% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 9.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.87% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.69% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.35% fail on Brake drums (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
        • 0.17% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.52% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Servos
    • 0.35% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.35% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs
  • 12% fail on Steering (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Steering linkage components (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 5.7% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
  • 9.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (81% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.69% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on View to rear
      • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.35% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
    • 0.87% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.52% fail on Attachment

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