Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2007
53.2% pass rate
from 2,431 tests in 2017
(18% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear lamps (51% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on All position lamps
    • 9.8% fail on Stop lamp (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Headlamp aim (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.041% fail on Switch
    • 0.74% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Horn
    • 0.082% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.082% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.082% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.041% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.041% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.041% fail on Lamp
  • 23% fail on Suspension (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Attachment (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Couplings (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Macpherson strut (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.53% fail on Front
      • 0.082% fail on Rear (82% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.082% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.082% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.041% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.041% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Brake performance (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.082% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Components (54% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Hoses (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Pipes (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
    • 0.53% fail on ABS
    • 0.49% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.082% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.082% fail on Pedal
        • 0.041% fail on Condition
        • 0.041% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.041% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.041% fail on Warning
    • 0.041% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.041% fail on Warning
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on Size/type (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions
    • 0.86% fail on Emissions not tested (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.12% fail on System
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.9% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering system (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Free play
        • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.082% fail on Other components
        • 0.041% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.041% fail on Steering component
    • 0.082% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.041% fail on Steering control
      • 0.041% fail on Steering column
    • 0.041% fail on Power steering
      • 0.041% fail on Drive system
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Requirements (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Installation check (27 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Belt(s)/padding (52 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (96% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.082% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner (75 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.37% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
    • 0.29% fail on Body condition
    • 0.082% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.082% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.082% fail on Chassis
    • 0.041% fail on Body security
    • 0.041% fail on Load security
      • 0.041% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.90% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition

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