Volkswagen Touareg MOT Results

Registered in 2006
67.9% pass rate
from 2,825 tests in 2017
(24% better than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Touareg is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (19% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.071% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.071% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.81% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Individual lamps (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.035% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.53% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.071% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Battery
    • 0.035% fail on Horn
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
      • 0.071% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.21% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts (93% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (93% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Axles
      • 0.035% fail on Clearance
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Brake performance (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.81% fail on Rear wheels (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front wheels (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.071% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Components (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (50% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.99% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on ABS
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.035% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.035% fail on Cable
    • 0.035% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.035% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.035% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
    • 0.071% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.035% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Installation check
        • 0.035% fail on Anchorage's
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Washers (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Windscreen (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering system (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.035% fail on Free play
        • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.035% fail on Steering box
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.071% fail on Other components
  • 0.92% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions (71% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (73% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Doors
      • 0.071% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers
    • 0.071% fail on Seats
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.071% fail on Condition
  • 0.035% fail on Towbars
    • 0.035% fail on Detachable tow ball
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