Volkswagen Touareg MOT Results

Registered in 2010
74.6% pass rate
from 881 tests in 2020
(27% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Touareg is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.11% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.45% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Springs
      • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.11% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.45% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.45% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.34% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.68% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic parking brake
      • 0.11% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 3.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.23% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.57% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.11% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
  • 2.4% fail on Visibility (52% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (56% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Transmission
      • 0.23% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Prop shaft (39 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.11% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.91% fail on Steering
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Operation (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Other components (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.11% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.45% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belt installation check (28 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Belt(s)/padding (53 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
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