Volkswagen Vento MOT Results

Registered in 1997
56.7% pass rate
from 67 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Vento is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.5% fail on Battery
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.0% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
  • 24% fail on Suspension
    • 10% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.0% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Component mounting
    • 7.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 7.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 7.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 6.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 6.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 4.5% fail on Rear
      • 1.5% fail on Front
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 10% fail on Components
        • 9.0% fail on Pipes
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses
      • 1.5% fail on Leaks
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.5% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.5% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Servos
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake calipers
  • 15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 15% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Windscreen (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
  • 6.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.0% fail on Emissions
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 4.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.5% fail on Chassis
    • 1.5% fail on Body condition
  • 1.5% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.5% fail on Attachment
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate

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