Volkswagen Sharan MOT Results

Registered in 2017
90.2% pass rate
from 1,405 tests in 2020
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 2017 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Sharan is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.85% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.071% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.28% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies) (8 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.071% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.071% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (79% worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Washers
    • 0.071% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.071% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.071% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (8 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (18 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.93% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.93% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.28% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.28% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2017 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2017 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.071% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.071% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.071% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.21% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.14% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.071% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.071% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.071% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.071% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.071% fail on Steering play
      • 0.071% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.071% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.071% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.071% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.071% fail on Undertray
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