Volkswagen Tiguan MOT Results

Registered in 2011
82.0% pass rate
from 6,339 tests in 2017
(27% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Tiguan is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Condition (48% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.032% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front drive shafts (70% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Constant velocity joints (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.016% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.095% fail on Bonded suspension (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Wheel bearings (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Front
      • 0.016% fail on Rear
    • 0.032% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.032% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Individual lamps (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front lamps (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Rear lamps (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Stop lamp (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.4% fail on Tyres (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Size/type
    • 0.032% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (37% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.032% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.46% fail on Brake performance (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front wheels (66% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear wheels (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.063% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Brake operation (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.079% fail on ABS
    • 0.063% fail on Parking brake (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.032% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.016% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Wipers (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.28% fail on Washers (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.032% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.43% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.32% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Emissions
    • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Cap
      • 0.016% fail on System
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 0.063% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Body condition
    • 0.016% fail on Doors
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.016% fail on Seats
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
  • 0.016% fail on Steering
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic power steering
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volkswagen Tiguan (2008 - 2016)
    Decent SUV with diesel automatic option. Comfortable seats. Escape version capable off-road. Optional Park Assist works well. Much better from September 2011 facelift.

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