Volkswagen Tiguan MOT Results

Registered in 2014
91.5% pass rate
from 13,932 tests in 2017
(41% better 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 Tiguan is unusually good or bad.

  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Tread depth (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Size/type
  • 2.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (53% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.043% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.036% fail on Front lamps (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0072% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamps (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Switch (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0072% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.093% fail on Fog lamp (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Horn
    • 0.036% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.022% fail on Lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0072% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0072% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Shock absorbers (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Bonded suspension (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment
    • 0.050% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.050% fail on Drive shafts (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Front drive shafts (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Constant velocity joints (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0072% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0072% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.014% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0072% fail on Condition
      • 0.0072% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.0072% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0072% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.014% fail on Wheel bearings (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Front
    • 0.0072% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0072% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Wipers (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0072% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.57% fail on Brakes (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Hub components (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake pads (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Rear wheels (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Front wheels (64% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.014% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0072% fail on Gradient hand brake
      • 0.0072% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.0072% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.022% fail on Parking brake (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0072% fail on ABS
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0072% fail on Requirements
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.086% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.029% fail on Cap
      • 0.022% fail on System
    • 0.029% fail on Exhaust system (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0072% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.050% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0072% fail on Doors
      • 0.0072% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.022% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Steering system (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0072% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.022% fail on Road Wheels (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Attachment
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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