Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2015
81.7% pass rate
from 3,742 tests in 2020
(19% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (41% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.080% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Suspension arms (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins and bushes (24 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (28 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins and bushes (39 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.080% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.053% fail on Sub-frames (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes (41 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Axles
      • 0.027% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.027% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.080% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.080% fail on Horn
      • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.053% fail on Daytime running lamps (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.027% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 2.8% fail on Visibility (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (33% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.32% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.19% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.080% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.080% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.053% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.053% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.080% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.053% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.053% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.053% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
  • 0.53% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.45% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.29% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.027% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.16% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.080% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.51% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.027% fail on Requirements
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.027% fail on Airbags
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.27% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.080% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.053% fail on Transmission
      • 0.053% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.053% fail on Joints
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.027% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.027% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.027% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.053% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.053% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.053% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.027% fail on Electronic power steering
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