Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.8% pass rate
from 1,085 tests in 2020
(15% 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.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (61% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.37% fail on Anti-roll bar (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Springs
      • 4.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.2% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.092% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.7% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.46% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.092% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.092% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.092% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.092% fail on Axles
      • 0.092% fail on Axle
  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.092% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.55% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.28% fail on Horn
      • 0.092% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Transmission (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Joints (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Bearing housing
      • 1.3% fail on Prop shafts (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Joints (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Chassis condition (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Strengthening plate (33 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.37% fail on Door condition
    • 0.55% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
      • 0.18% fail on Body condition (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other body component
    • 0.55% fail on Seats
      • 0.37% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.092% fail on Hose
      • 0.092% fail on System
    • 0.37% fail on Cabs (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.092% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.092% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.092% fail on Floor
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.092% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.092% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake performance (88% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.092% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.092% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.092% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.092% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (47% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.92% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (55% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.18% fail on Lever
        • 0.092% fail on Cable
        • 0.092% fail on Pivot
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.092% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.65% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.092% fail on Servos
      • 0.092% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.18% fail on Servos
    • 0.092% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
    • 0.092% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.092% fail on Lever
    • 0.092% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.092% fail on Additional braking device
  • 11% fail on Steering (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Steering linkage components (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Drag link end
    • 5.6% fail on Steering gear (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 7.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (50% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.092% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.92% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.55% fail on Emissions not tested (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.092% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on View to rear
      • 0.65% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.092% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts (88% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Requirements (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.092% fail on Airbags
      • 0.092% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment

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