Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.3% pass rate
from 3,216 tests in 2017
(24% 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.

  • 6.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (91% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.44% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (73% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.68% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.062% fail on Size/type
    • 0.031% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.75% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear lamps (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.031% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.031% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.031% fail on Switch
    • 0.53% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.53% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.093% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.34% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.062% fail on Battery
    • 0.062% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.062% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.031% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.031% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Attachment (25 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bonded suspension (49 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (45 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.062% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.031% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.031% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.031% fail on Front
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.28% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.093% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.093% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.062% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.031% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.031% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.062% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.031% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.031% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.53% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
    • 0.25% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.031% fail on Body security
  • 0.16% fail on Steering
    • 0.062% fail on Steering system
      • 0.062% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.031% fail on Power steering
      • 0.031% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.031% fail on Operation
    • 0.031% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.062% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.031% fail on Pipe
      • 0.031% fail on System
    • 0.031% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.12% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.031% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.031% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

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