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Volkswagen Multivan MOT Results

66.4% pass rate
from 107 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 Multivan is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.93% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.9% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.93% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.9% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.93% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.7% fail on Horn
    • 1.9% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.9% fail on Lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.93% fail on Battery
    • 0.93% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.93% fail on Fog lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 6.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
    • 8.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.5% fail on Components
        • 5.6% fail on Pipes
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
      • 0.93% fail on Leaks
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.93% fail on Cable
    • 0.93% fail on Hub components
      • 0.93% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.93% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 3.7% fail on Front
    • 1.9% fail on Sub-frames (12 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (12 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.93% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.93% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.93% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.93% fail on Axles
      • 0.93% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.93% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.93% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.93% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 8.4% fail on Steering
    • 5.6% fail on Steering system
      • 1.9% fail on Free play
        • 1.9% fail on Steering box (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.9% fail on Other components (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Steering pivot point (12 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Steering box
      • 0.93% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.93% fail on Steering control
      • 0.93% fail on Steering column
    • 0.93% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.93% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis
    • 0.93% fail on Body security
    • 0.93% fail on Body condition
    • 0.93% fail on Seats
      • 0.93% fail on Passengers
      • 0.93% fail on Drivers
  • 3.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Emissions
    • 0.93% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.93% fail on System
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
      • 0.93% fail on Attachment
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.93% fail on Tyres
    • 0.93% fail on Condition
  • 0.93% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate