Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2006
50.2% pass rate
from 2,166 tests in 2017
(18% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Position lamps (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front lamps (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.28% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Side repeaters (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.69% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.046% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.46% fail on Battery
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.092% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.046% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.046% fail on Switch
  • 25% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage condition
    • 8.7% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Front drive shafts (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.046% fail on Location
    • 4.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Macpherson strut (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints (90% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.78% fail on Front
      • 0.28% fail on Rear
    • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.46% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.092% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.092% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.046% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
  • 17% fail on Brakes (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Rear wheels (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.65% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Components (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Pipes (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.046% fail on Servos
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
      • 0.046% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.92% fail on ABS
    • 0.74% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.32% fail on Cable
      • 0.046% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 0.046% fail on Lever
    • 0.23% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.092% fail on Components
        • 0.046% fail on Pipes
        • 0.046% fail on Servos
    • 0.046% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
    • 0.046% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (67% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Emissions (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.092% fail on Cap
      • 0.046% fail on Pipe
  • 4.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (34% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (45% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.6% fail on Steering system (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.092% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.046% fail on Free play
        • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.092% fail on Power steering
      • 0.092% fail on Other components
      • 0.046% fail on Operation
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.55% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
    • 0.78% fail on Body condition (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seats
      • 0.32% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers
    • 0.23% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.23% fail on Chassis
    • 0.092% fail on Load security
      • 0.092% fail on Bootlid (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.046% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.88% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
  • 0.046% fail on Towbars
    • 0.046% fail on Towbar

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