Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2014
78.5% pass rate
from 3,458 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2014 cars)
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.8% fail on Tyres (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.058% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 5.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.64% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.64% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.58% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Battery(ies) (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.029% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.087% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.029% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 5.5% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Ball joint (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.087% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.058% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension rods (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Axles
      • 0.029% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.029% fail on Springs
      • 0.029% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.029% fail on Coil spring
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.058% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.058% fail on View to rear
      • 0.058% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.029% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.38% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.69% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.029% fail on Rbt
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.058% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic parking brake (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.058% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.029% fail on Servos
      • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.058% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Compression ignition (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Emission control equipment (26 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.029% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.029% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.058% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.029% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.58% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.58% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.087% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements
  • 0.52% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (69% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.058% fail on Hose (58 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
    • 0.087% fail on Doors
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
        • 0.029% fail on Catch
      • 0.029% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
    • 0.058% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.058% fail on Body
      • 0.058% fail on Panel (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.029% fail on Undertray
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.17% fail on Steering
    • 0.087% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.058% fail on Electronic power steering (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.029% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.029% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.029% fail on Anchorages
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    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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