Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2004
46.7% pass rate
from 1,887 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
    • 9.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.053% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.4% fail on Macpherson strut (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (28 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Springs
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.8% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.16% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.74% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.053% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.053% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Position lamp (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.85% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.053% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 10% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Flexible couplings (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Prop shafts (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Chassis (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Chassis condition (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Strengthening plate (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.11% fail on Towbar
      • 0.053% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.053% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Cabs
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.053% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.053% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Bracket
    • 0.053% fail on Undertray
  • 18% fail on Brakes (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (34% better than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.74% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.69% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Lever
        • 0.053% fail on Linkage
    • 2.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (90% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.32% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Servos
    • 0.053% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.053% fail on Other components
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 3.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.69% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Rams (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.053% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.053% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.053% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 6.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Airbags
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 4.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.48% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.053% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.053% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.48% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.11% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.11% fail on Sound deadening material (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.053% fail on Window
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.95% fail on Road Wheels (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.11% fail on Seat belt installation check (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Belt(s)/padding (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.053% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.053% fail on Speedometer

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