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Volkswagen Corrado MOT Results

63.8% pass rate
from 116 tests in 2020
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Corrado is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.86% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp
      • 1.7% fail on All position lamps (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Main beam tell-tale (29 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.6% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 1.7% fail on Horn
    • 2.6% fail on Hazard warning (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Switch (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 19% fail on Brakes (99% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Brake performance not tested (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt
          • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 6.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Load sensing valves (32 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.86% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.86% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.86% fail on Pedal
    • 0.86% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.86% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.86% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.6% fail on Macpherson strut (19 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (46 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.86% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.86% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.86% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.86% fail on Sub-frame
  • 8.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.86% fail on Pipe
      • 0.86% fail on System
    • 1.7% fail on Transmission
      • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Joints
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Front passenger's door (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seats
      • 1.7% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.86% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.86% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 7.8% fail on Visibility
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
  • 6.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.86% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.86% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.86% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.86% fail on Operation
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.86% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.86% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.86% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • Volkswagen Corrado 1988
    The best mid-sized coupe of its era, and probably best of all in the lowliest 16V version - which is good as theses are still the cheapest to buy