Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2011
69.2% pass rate
from 1,941 tests in 2020
(0.86% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joints (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.93% fail on Springs (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Shock absorbers (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component (11% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.052% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.8% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (2.4% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (4.3% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators (37% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type (37% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Horn (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.052% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (34% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (6.0% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type (29% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Catalytic converter (69 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (27% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (20% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.052% fail on View to rear
      • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes (56% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs and drums (46% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Brake performance (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (83% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (87% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (21% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system (6.0% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control (11% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake fluid (86% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.052% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Other passenger's door (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Transmission (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints (76% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.052% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.052% fail on Joints
      • 0.052% fail on Belts
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Panel
      • 0.052% fail on Other body component
    • 0.052% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.052% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.052% fail on Chassis
      • 0.052% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.052% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.052% fail on Pipe
    • 0.052% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.052% fail on Towbar
      • 0.052% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.052% fail on Undertray
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (33% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Requirements
    • 0.052% fail on Airbags
      • 0.052% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering linkage components (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Track rod end (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.052% fail on Steering column
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels (5.4% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (12% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Condition
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle (16% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates (15% better than other 2011 cars)
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