Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2012
71.7% pass rate
from 2,093 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.048% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual direction indicators (67% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.91% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Reversing lamps (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.38% fail on Horn (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.048% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage
    • 0.57% fail on Springs (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.048% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.048% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.048% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (72% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (19 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 5.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Compression ignition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.048% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.048% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.048% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.048% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.81% fail on Brake performance (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (67% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.096% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.096% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.048% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.048% fail on Pedal
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.72% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.096% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.096% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.048% fail on View to rear
      • 0.048% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.86% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Boot lid (18 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Boot lid condition (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Joints (78% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.096% fail on Body
      • 0.096% fail on Other body component
    • 0.096% fail on Seats
      • 0.048% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.048% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.096% fail on Undertray
    • 0.048% fail on Doors
      • 0.048% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.048% fail on Door condition
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.57% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.29% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.19% fail on Steering (80% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components (82% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.048% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
  • 0.048% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.048% fail on Anchorages
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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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