Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.0% pass rate
from 1,651 tests in 2017
(13% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Suspension (46% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Subframe mounting (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Component mounting (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Spring mounting
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front drive shafts (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.18% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Location
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (89% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front
      • 0.12% fail on Rear (89% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.061% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.061% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.061% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Front lamps (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear lamps (95% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.9% fail on Headlamp aim (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (29% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.061% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Fog lamp (59% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.24% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.24% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.12% fail on Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.061% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.061% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Components (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.5% fail on Pipes (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.061% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.061% fail on Servos
      • 0.36% fail on Leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.6% fail on Parking brake performance (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.4% fail on ABS (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.79% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.36% fail on Cable
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.061% fail on Components
        • 0.061% fail on Servos
  • 9.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers
    • 0.36% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.061% fail on Body security
  • 8.8% fail on Steering (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Steering system (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Track rod end (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.12% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.61% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
      • 0.061% fail on Drive system
      • 0.061% fail on Rams
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.061% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.061% fail on Steering column
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe
      • 0.061% fail on Cap
  • 5.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
      • 0.48% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.97% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.97% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment

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