Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2007
48.5% pass rate
from 2,011 tests in 2020
(22% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Stop lamp (78% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamp aim (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (67% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps (92% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Position lamp (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.9% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.050% fail on Switch
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.65% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.40% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.099% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Horn
      • 0.050% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.60% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.099% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.050% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.050% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 22% fail on Suspension (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.050% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins and bushes (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.7% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.099% fail on Mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (18 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.65% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.099% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Integral vehicle structure (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.45% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Chassis condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe
      • 0.050% fail on System
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.30% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
      • 0.050% fail on Panel
    • 0.30% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.050% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.099% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.050% fail on Bracket
    • 0.050% fail on Towbar
      • 0.050% fail on Other towbar components
  • 13% fail on Brakes (19% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 4.1% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.20% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.099% fail on Decelerometer (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.099% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.99% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (42% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Cable (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Linkage (25 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.050% fail on Brake slack adjuster
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.80% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.80% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Flexible brake hoses (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Rigid brake pipes (84% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.099% fail on Pedal
      • 0.099% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.099% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.099% fail on Lever
    • 0.050% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.050% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
  • 7.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Mirrors (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.35% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.050% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.3% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (70% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.099% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.050% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.050% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.050% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (63% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (48% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.050% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.75% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.099% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.099% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.8% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering gear (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Operation
      • 0.050% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.050% fail on Rams
    • 0.099% fail on Steering play
      • 0.099% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
      • 0.050% fail on Load limiters
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (65% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Airbags
      • 0.050% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.75% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.75% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.65% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates

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