Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2013
83.7% pass rate
from 2,411 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Tyres (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type
  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.62% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.62% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.62% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.62% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.62% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.041% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.083% fail on Electrical wiring (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Horn
    • 0.041% fail on Battery
    • 0.041% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.041% fail on Switch
  • 2.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (35% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (37% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.041% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (44% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment (26 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.17% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.041% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.041% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.041% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
    • 0.041% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.041% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.083% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.041% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic parking brake (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.041% fail on ABS
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.37% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.083% fail on Steering
    • 0.041% fail on Steering system
      • 0.041% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.041% fail on Power steering
      • 0.041% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.083% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.041% fail on Doors
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Passengers
  • 0.083% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on Tank
    • 0.041% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.041% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.041% fail on Condition
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