Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.8% pass rate
from 3,682 tests in 2020
(40% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.7% fail on Visibility (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Condition of glass (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Windscreen (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.054% fail on View to rear
      • 0.054% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (44% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.081% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.027% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.081% fail on Headlamp levelling device (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.27% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.24% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.027% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.027% fail on Individual direction indicators
      • 0.027% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.027% fail on Arm
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.081% fail on Horn
      • 0.027% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.027% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.081% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.081% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.1% fail on Brakes
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.27% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.081% fail on Rbt
          • 0.081% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.027% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 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)
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic parking brake (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
    • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.027% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
  • 0.98% fail on Suspension (59% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.054% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.027% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage
  • 0.54% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.54% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.35% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.027% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.19% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.49% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (93% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.38% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.081% fail on Doors
      • 0.081% fail on Other passenger's door (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.054% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.027% fail on Pipe
      • 0.027% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.054% fail on Transmission
      • 0.054% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.054% fail on Joints
    • 0.054% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.027% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Condition
  • 0.054% fail on Steering
    • 0.054% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.027% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.027% fail on Locking devices
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  • Volkswagen Sharan (2010 on)
    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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