Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2012
79.2% pass rate
from 1,958 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.97% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.051% fail on Switch
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.92% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Battery (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.10% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.051% fail on Lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
  • 7.9% fail on Tyres (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Size/type
    • 0.051% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.31% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.051% fail on Condition
    • 0.051% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.051% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.051% fail on Front
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on Washers (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.051% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.66% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.36% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.10% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.10% fail on Components
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
    • 0.051% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.051% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.051% fail on ABS
  • 0.51% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.41% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.41% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Steering
    • 0.26% fail on Steering system
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.20% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.051% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.051% fail on Chassis
    • 0.051% 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
  • 0.20% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.051% fail on Cap
      • 0.051% fail on System
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