Volkswagen Touareg MOT Results

Registered in 2012
86.3% pass rate
from 1,834 tests in 2017
(35% 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.

  • 4.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Rear lamps (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front lamps (81% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plate lamp (77% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 3.9% fail on Tyres (30% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (35% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.38% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.38% fail on Components
        • 0.38% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Brake performance (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.055% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic parking brake (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.055% fail on ABS
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.055% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.055% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.055% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.055% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.22% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.055% fail on Steering system
      • 0.055% fail on Free play
        • 0.055% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.055% fail on Power steering
      • 0.055% fail on Operation
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.055% fail on Cap
      • 0.055% fail on System
  • 0.055% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.055% fail on Body condition
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