Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2011
70.4% pass rate
from 2,169 tests in 2020
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms (93% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.60% fail on Springs (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Coil springs (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Coil spring (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.046% fail on Axles
      • 0.046% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.046% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual direction indicators (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.28% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
      • 0.046% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.046% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.046% fail on Switch
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.046% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.046% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.046% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.092% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.092% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (40% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.41% fail on Brake performance (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (85% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.092% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.092% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.32% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.28% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.092% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.046% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.046% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.046% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.046% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.65% fail on Washers (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.092% fail on View to rear
      • 0.092% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.046% fail on Driver's view
  • 0.97% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.69% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Airbags
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.88% fail on Body, chassis, structure (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Transmission (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Joints (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.046% fail on Pipe
      • 0.046% fail on System
    • 0.092% fail on Undertray
    • 0.046% fail on Towbar
      • 0.046% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.046% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.046% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.046% fail on Body
      • 0.046% fail on Other body component
    • 0.046% fail on Doors
      • 0.046% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.046% fail on Door condition
    • 0.046% fail on Seats
      • 0.046% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Steering (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Other components
        • 0.046% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.046% fail on Electronic power steering
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