Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2009
52.9% pass rate
from 960 tests in 2020
(29% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Side repeaters (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (54% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.63% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.63% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.63% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.42% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.10% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.42% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.42% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 20% fail on Suspension (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes (37 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.83% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.10% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Springs
      • 4.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.9% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.10% fail on Mounting
      • 0.10% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Other suspension component (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.31% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.10% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint
  • 11% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Plate brake tester (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (21 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.73% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.63% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Lever
    • 0.94% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.94% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.83% fail on Flexible brake hoses (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.31% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems (21 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.10% fail on Servos
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.10% fail on Lever
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.10% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.10% fail on Other components
  • 8.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.94% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.10% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.10% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.10% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.21% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.73% fail on Fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.10% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.10% fail on Undertray
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.10% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hose
      • 0.10% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
      • 0.10% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.10% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.10% fail on Chassis
      • 0.10% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.10% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.10% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Size/type
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.21% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.0% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering gear (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.31% fail on Steering column (36 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering play
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Rams
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Requirements (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Airbags
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.83% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.73% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.73% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belt installation check (26 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Anchorages (67 times worse than other 2009 cars)

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