Volkswagen Touareg MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.2% pass rate
from 2,956 tests in 2017
(18% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Touareg is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.034% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (34% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.0% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.51% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.37% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.068% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.14% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.068% fail on Headlamp (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.034% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.14% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.034% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.068% fail on Registration plate lamp (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (50% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (54% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake linings (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.37% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.068% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.068% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.068% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.068% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Pipes
    • 0.034% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.034% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.034% fail on Electronic parking brake
  • 0.47% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (37 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Steering system
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.034% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.10% fail on Suspension (89% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.068% fail on Condition
    • 0.034% fail on Attachment
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