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Volkswagen Multivan MOT Results

59.7% pass rate
from 72 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 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Multivan is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 6.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 5.6% fail on Horn
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 4.2% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 4.2% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Main beam tell-tale (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.4% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt
          • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 5.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (9 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid
    • 1.4% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Other components
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 1.4% fail on Cable
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 4.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Joints
      • 1.4% fail on Halfshafts
    • 2.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Tank
      • 1.4% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.4% fail on Door condition
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.8% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (7 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Axles
      • 1.4% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 9.7% fail on Steering
    • 5.6% fail on Steering gear
      • 5.6% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 1.4% fail on Rams
    • 1.4% fail on Steering coupling
      • 1.4% fail on Universal joint
  • 6.9% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Washers
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.8% fail on Attachment (11 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.4% fail on Requirements
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
    • 1.4% fail on Vehicle Identification Number