Volkswagen Touareg MOT Results

Registered in 2011
85.4% pass rate
from 1,711 tests in 2017
(41% 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 Touareg is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front lamps (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamp aim (67% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Fog lamp (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Registration plate lamp (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.058% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.82% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear wheels (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.35% fail on Electronic parking brake (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on ABS
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.058% fail on Components
        • 0.058% fail on Hoses
      • 0.058% fail on Leaks
    • 0.058% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.23% fail on Washers (85% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.058% fail on Front
      • 0.058% fail on Rear
    • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.058% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.058% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.058% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.058% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.058% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system
      • 0.058% fail on Free play
        • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.058% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.058% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.35% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.18% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Attachment
  • 0.12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (87% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.058% fail on Cap
    • 0.058% fail on Emissions not tested
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