Volkswagen Touareg MOT Results

Registered in 2013
85.5% pass rate
from 2,566 tests in 2020
(38% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Touareg is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.27% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.47% fail on Brake performance (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (84% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.078% fail on Service brake performance (87% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.039% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.039% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.078% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.039% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.078% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.078% fail on Rbt
          • 0.078% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Electronic parking brake (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.039% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 2.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (66% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Headlamps (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.51% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Position lamp (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.078% fail on Horn
      • 0.039% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Springs
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.078% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 2.2% fail on Visibility (48% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (42% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.078% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.078% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.039% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.51% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Airbags (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Drivers airbag (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Doors
      • 0.078% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.078% fail on Door condition
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.039% fail on Pipe
    • 0.039% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.039% fail on Transmission
      • 0.039% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.039% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.039% fail on Undertray
  • 0.23% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.078% fail on Compression ignition (84% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.039% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.078% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Power steering
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
      • 0.039% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.078% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.078% fail on Attachment
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