Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.0% pass rate
from 2,110 tests in 2017
(9.7% 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.

  • 29% fail on Suspension (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 9.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Couplings
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 8.7% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Subframe mounting (13 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Component mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Spring mounting
    • 8.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Coil springs (26% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Location
    • 3.5% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 0.095% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.095% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.095% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Axles
      • 0.047% fail on Stub axle
  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Position lamps (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Front lamps (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear lamps (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Individual lamps (55% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Tell tales (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.00% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.00% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.047% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.71% fail on Battery
    • 0.19% fail on Horn (69% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.095% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.047% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.047% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.047% fail on Tell tale
  • 17% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Components (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Pipes (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.38% fail on Leaks
      • 0.095% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.095% fail on Operation
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.62% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.047% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.19% fail on Cable
      • 0.095% fail on Lever
      • 0.047% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.095% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.095% fail on Pedal
        • 0.047% fail on Condition
        • 0.047% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.095% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
  • 6.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Doors (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Drivers
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers
    • 0.095% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.047% fail on Body security
    • 0.047% fail on Spare wheel
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.71% fail on Emissions (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on System
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
      • 0.095% fail on Pipe
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.095% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
        • 0.047% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.19% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (48% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
      • 0.047% fail on Installation check
        • 0.047% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.90% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.85% fail on Road Wheels (87% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Condition
  • 0.047% fail on Towbars
    • 0.047% fail on Towbar

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