Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2009
58.7% pass rate
from 1,031 tests in 2017
(24% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Side repeaters (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Individual lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Battery
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.097% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.097% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Suspension (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Macpherson strut (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.6% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Location
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.97% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.29% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.097% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.6% fail on Hub components
      • 0.87% fail on Brake pads (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.097% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage
      • 0.097% fail on Cable
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems (32 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.097% fail on Components
        • 0.097% fail on Servos
    • 0.19% fail on ABS
    • 0.097% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.097% fail on Pedal
        • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.097% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Steering rack (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.29% fail on Steering arm (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Free play
        • 0.097% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Steering operation (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.097% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.097% fail on Other components
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Windscreen (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.097% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
      • 0.097% fail on Tank
    • 0.097% fail on Emissions
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.78% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Requirements
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers
    • 0.19% fail on Load security (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Bootlid (29 times worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
  • 0.097% fail on Towbars
    • 0.097% fail on Adjustable towbar

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