Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2008
57.5% pass rate
from 1,674 tests in 2017
(15% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front lamps (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.30% fail on All position lamps (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Headlamp aim (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.42% fail on Battery
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.060% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.060% fail on Switch
    • 0.060% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Suspension (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Couplings (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Drive shafts
    • 7.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.060% fail on Condition
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.66% fail on Front (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels (90% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.84% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.54% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Pipes
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.060% fail on Leaks
    • 0.54% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Mechanical components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Lever (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on ABS
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.060% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.060% fail on Components
        • 0.060% fail on Hoses
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Emissions
    • 0.66% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Fuel system (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on System
      • 0.18% fail on Tank (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.060% fail on Hose
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.060% fail on Free play
        • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.060% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Other components
    • 0.060% fail on Steering control
      • 0.060% fail on Steering column
    • 0.060% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.060% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Requirements (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Installation check
        • 0.060% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.60% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.54% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.060% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.66% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Passengers (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Load security
      • 0.12% fail on Tailgate (24 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.060% fail on Condition

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