Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2010
64.7% pass rate
from 1,029 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear lamps
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim (95% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.097% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.097% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.49% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.097% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 12% fail on Suspension (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Macpherson strut (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Front suspension joints (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.097% fail on Front
      • 0.097% fail on Rear
    • 0.097% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.39% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.68% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.39% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.097% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.097% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.2% fail on Components (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Pipes
    • 0.49% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.097% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.097% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.097% fail on Cable
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.097% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.6% fail on Steering rack (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.097% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.097% fail on Steering arm
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Requirements
    • 0.58% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.58% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.68% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.49% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mountings (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.58% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate
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  • Volkswagen Sharan (2010 on)
    Strong yet frugal diesel engines. Clever use of space inside with integrated child seats. Standard DAB digital radio. Practical and large sliding rear side door.

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