Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2005
48.7% pass rate
from 1,894 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.

  • 24% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (20% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (42% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Suspension arms (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes (2.0% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Springs (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring (54% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Mounting
      • 0.11% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (27% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Other suspension component (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.79% fail on Sub-frames (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 19% fail on Body, chassis, structure (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.32% fail on Prop shafts (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Other passenger's door (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system (12% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Tank
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Bracket
    • 0.26% fail on Seats (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Body (15% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Panel
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers (17% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Cabs (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.053% fail on Carrier
    • 0.11% fail on Floor (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (55% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (30% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (13% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (64% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical equipment (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Battery(ies) (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.32% fail on Position lamps (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Position lamp (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 18% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.3% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.053% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (19% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance (11% better than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.79% fail on Service brake imbalance (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (6.6% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (18% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (39% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Cable (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Brake slack adjuster (31 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Rod
        • 0.053% fail on Pivot
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 1.4% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (93% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Parking brake control (27% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Lever (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid (21% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Other components
      • 0.053% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.053% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (7.4% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (6.4% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (11% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type (44% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 6.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (19% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Steering (50% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (25% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.053% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rams (13 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Other components (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
      • 0.053% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Steering play (20% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (18% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on View to rear (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Mirrors (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Bonnet (6.9% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view (34% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Compression ignition (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (25% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (22% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.053% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.69% fail on Spark ignition (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.053% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.053% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Road Wheels (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition (9.7% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.84% fail on Identification of the vehicle (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plates (30% worse than other 2005 cars)

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