Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2005
47.2% pass rate
from 2,475 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (25 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.5% fail on Springs (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (39% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Coil spring (39% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.081% fail on Other suspension component
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.040% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Stop lamp (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Position lamp (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.32% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.040% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Joints (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Flexible couplings (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.65% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Chassis (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis condition (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Strengthening plate (28 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.40% fail on Door condition
    • 0.44% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.32% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.081% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.040% fail on Hose
      • 0.040% fail on Pipe
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.081% fail on Spare wheel condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Carrier
    • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.12% fail on Cabs (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Towbar
      • 0.040% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.040% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.081% fail on Undertray
    • 0.040% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 18% fail on Brakes (29% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.081% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.040% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.73% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Cable (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
        • 0.040% fail on Pivot
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.20% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.081% fail on Pedal
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.24% fail on Lever
    • 0.040% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.040% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.69% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Steering box (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.081% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.040% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.24% fail on Other components
      • 0.081% fail on Operation
      • 0.081% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.081% fail on Steering coupling (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Flexible coupling (38 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.97% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on View to rear
      • 0.36% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.040% fail on Window
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (49% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.89% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Catalytic converter (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.081% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Hubs
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belt installation check (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Anchorages (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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