Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2011
74.3% pass rate
from 1,947 tests in 2017
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.

  • 10% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.051% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps (79% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Horn (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.051% fail on Battery
    • 0.051% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.051% fail on Switch
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.92% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.051% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.051% fail on Presence
    • 0.62% fail on Front suspension joints (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.41% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonded suspension (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.051% fail on Front
      • 0.051% fail on Rear
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 3.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.72% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (57% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (52% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.41% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.051% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.21% fail on ABS
    • 0.10% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.10% fail on Mechanical components (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Cable
      • 0.051% fail on Relay lever
  • 0.72% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.67% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.051% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
  • 0.62% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.62% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.21% fail on Body condition
    • 0.051% fail on Doors
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.051% fail on Seats
      • 0.051% fail on Passengers
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (77% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.051% fail on Pipe
      • 0.051% fail on System
  • 0.10% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering system
      • 0.051% fail on Free play
        • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Track rod end
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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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