Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2006
48.6% pass rate
from 2,034 tests in 2020
(16% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Stop lamp (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.098% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.049% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.98% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.98% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.69% fail on Battery(ies) (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Horn
      • 0.049% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.049% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.049% fail on Switch
    • 0.049% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 23% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage
      • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.4% fail on Springs
      • 3.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.1% fail on Shock absorbers (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (18 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.84% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.69% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.54% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.44% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 9.9% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.59% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust system (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Chassis (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis condition (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.49% fail on Door condition
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.44% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.098% fail on Hose (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on System
    • 0.49% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.20% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.049% fail on Panel
    • 0.098% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.049% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.049% fail on Bracket
    • 0.049% fail on Cabs
      • 0.049% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 8.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 5.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.34% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.049% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.93% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.64% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.049% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.79% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Lever
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.84% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.74% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.44% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.098% fail on Pedal
      • 0.049% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.098% fail on Servos
      • 0.049% fail on Leaks
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.098% fail on Master cylinder (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.049% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.049% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (66% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Catalyst emissions (95% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.20% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.049% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.049% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.049% fail on Window
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.049% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Steering box
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.049% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.049% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.049% fail on Operation
      • 0.049% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.049% fail on Pump
    • 0.15% fail on Steering play
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.098% fail on Airbags
      • 0.049% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.049% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.59% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.54% fail on Attachment
    • 0.049% fail on Condition
  • 0.049% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.049% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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