Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2005
52.4% pass rate
from 2,677 tests in 2017
(5.7% 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.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Position lamps (60% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Front lamps (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Rear lamps (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Stop lamp (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Individual lamps (60% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.075% fail on Tell tales
        • 0.037% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.78% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.75% fail on Battery
    • 0.22% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
      • 0.075% fail on Switch
      • 0.037% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 25% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Drive shafts (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Couplings (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.37% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Universal joint
    • 8.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Presence
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Front suspension joints (99% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.97% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.93% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.49% fail on Front
      • 0.49% fail on Rear
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.037% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.037% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
  • 16% fail on Brakes (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Parking brake performance (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Rear wheels (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.075% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.037% fail on Brake operation
    • 8.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Components (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.037% fail on Servos
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (53% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.075% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.93% fail on ABS
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.037% fail on Fitment
    • 0.49% fail on Mechanical components (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Cable
      • 0.075% fail on Lever
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage
      • 0.037% fail on Pivot
    • 0.30% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.075% fail on Additional braking devices (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.037% fail on Pedal
        • 0.037% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.037% fail on Components
        • 0.037% fail on Servos
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.075% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Emissions (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on System
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.075% fail on Hose (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (40% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.037% fail on Free play
        • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.037% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
      • 0.037% fail on Drive system
      • 0.037% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
    • 0.075% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers front (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Body security
    • 0.037% fail on Load security
      • 0.037% fail on Tailgate
  • 3.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Requirements (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Installation check (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Belt(s)/padding (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.67% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.67% fail on Registration plate

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