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Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

47.9% pass rate
from 119 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 pre-1990 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 38% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 26% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 11% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 18% fail on Hydraulic systems (170% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 17% fail on Components (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 6.7% fail on Valves (14 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Pipes
        • 5.9% fail on Hoses
      • 0.84% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Parking brake
      • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (24 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.84% fail on Pedal
        • 0.84% fail on Anti-slip
  • 35% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 13% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 12% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.84% fail on Switch
    • 10% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 2.5% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 10% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 10% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 5.0% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 8.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Battery
    • 4.2% fail on Horn
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 2.5% fail on Lamp
      • 0.84% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (11 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.84% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 6.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 5.0% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.7% fail on General condition (32 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
      • 0.84% fail on Spring saddle
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.84% fail on Attachment
    • 0.84% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 6.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.7% fail on System
      • 0.84% fail on Hose
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.6% fail on Washers
    • 6.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.84% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.84% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 7.6% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 6.7% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Passengers
    • 3.4% fail on Body condition
    • 0.84% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.84% fail on Spare wheel
  • 7.6% fail on Steering
    • 5.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.84% fail on Free play
        • 0.84% fail on Steering box
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.84% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.84% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.84% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.84% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.84% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.84% fail on Requirements
  • 2.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.84% fail on Towbars
    • 0.84% fail on Towbar