Volkswagen Touran MOT Results

Registered in 2008
58.5% pass rate
from 7,368 tests in 2020
(4.5% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Touran is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage
      • 0.014% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Springs
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.11% fail on Mounting (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.43% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover (17 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.041% fail on Sub-frames (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (17% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters (47% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.41% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn (61% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.014% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.027% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.027% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Tyres (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Size/type (61% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Transmission (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.9% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Doors (99% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Catch
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge
      • 0.20% fail on Front passenger's door (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pipe
      • 0.014% fail on Hose
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.15% fail on Other body component
      • 0.027% fail on Panel
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.095% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.041% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.041% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.041% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.014% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.014% fail on Towbar
      • 0.014% fail on Safety device
    • 0.014% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.014% fail on Tailgate condition
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums (58% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.054% fail on Cable
        • 0.014% fail on Lever
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (31% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (27% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance (43% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (72% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (68% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.068% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake imbalance (66% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.081% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.24% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Lever (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.095% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.014% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.054% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Hand lever (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.027% fail on Leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Servos
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.041% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Compression ignition (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (66% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (60% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Catalyst emissions (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Emissions not tested (77% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on NOx sensor
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.054% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.068% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.054% fail on Sound deadening material (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
  • 5.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Requirements
      • 0.014% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.76% fail on Steering (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering linkage components (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end (78% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering component
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Steering play
      • 0.095% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.054% fail on Seat belt installation check (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.027% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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