Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2013
75.6% pass rate
from 2,597 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.6% fail on Tyres (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.12% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Size/type
  • 6.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.77% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.96% fail on Headlamps (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.62% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.27% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.27% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
      • 0.077% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.039% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.077% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.96% fail on Anti-roll bars (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Springs (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs (94% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring (94% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.077% fail on Suspension rods (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.077% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.039% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.039% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.039% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.039% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.039% fail on Undertray
  • 3.2% fail on Visibility
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.96% fail on Washers
    • 0.077% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.077% fail on View to rear
      • 0.077% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.039% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.039% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.039% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.46% fail on Brake performance (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt (74% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (81% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.077% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.077% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.077% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.039% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.039% fail on Rbt
          • 0.039% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.039% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.077% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.077% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.077% fail on Pedal
    • 0.039% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 0.77% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.19% fail on Transmission
      • 0.19% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.077% fail on Other body component
      • 0.039% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.077% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.077% fail on Door condition
      • 0.039% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Engine mounting condition (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.039% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.039% fail on Seats
      • 0.039% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.039% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.039% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment
      • 0.039% fail on Requirements
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Steering linkage components (86% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.039% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.077% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
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