Volkswagen Touareg MOT Results

Registered in 2012
83.1% pass rate
from 2,134 tests in 2020
(38% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Touareg is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (48% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Headlamp (50% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamp aim (64% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.094% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.047% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 3.7% fail on Suspension (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.094% fail on Suspension arms (95% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Pins and bushes (89% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (47% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.61% fail on Brake performance (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (78% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rbt (77% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (84% better than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.094% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.047% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.047% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.047% fail on Rbt
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Electronic parking brake (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.047% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.047% fail on Pedal
    • 0.047% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.047% fail on Electronic braking system
  • 1.4% fail on Visibility (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Washers (79% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.047% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.047% fail on View to rear
      • 0.047% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.56% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Exhaust emissions (75% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.094% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.094% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.094% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.047% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.047% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.52% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.37% fail on Body, chassis, structure (78% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Exhaust system (85% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.047% fail on Pipe
      • 0.047% fail on System
    • 0.094% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Body
      • 0.047% fail on Other body component
    • 0.047% fail on Load security
      • 0.047% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.047% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.047% fail on Doors
      • 0.047% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
    • 0.047% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.047% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.19% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.094% fail on Steering (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Power steering
      • 0.094% fail on Pipes and hoses (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.047% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.047% fail on Attachment
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