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Volkswagen Scirocco MOT Results

64.7% pass rate
from 640 tests in 2020
(36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
Number of tests by age
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 Scirocco is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim (72% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (34% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Electrical equipment (71% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Horn (71% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies) (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators (5.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type (5.6% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (9.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (31% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Main beam tell-tale (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (19% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 13% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (68% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (59% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (38% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (14% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake performance not tested (83% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Mechanical brake components (16% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs (52% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 0.47% fail on Hydraulic systems (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control (8.2% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Lever (8.0% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2.2% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (82% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
      • 0.16% fail on Hand lever
  • 13% fail on Suspension (64% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (76% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (36% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint dust cover (11% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Suspension arm (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (45% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (30 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bar (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.78% fail on Macpherson strut (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (11 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component (22% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Axles
      • 0.16% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Drive shaft (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system (72% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Hose (8 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Tank (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.16% fail on System
    • 2.5% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Chassis (41% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition (27% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (38% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Doors (35% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.31% fail on Floor (60% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.16% fail on Body condition
      • 0.16% fail on Pillar
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (96% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (94% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Spark ignition (95% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Non catalyst emissions (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Catalyst emissions (5.9% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (70% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Engine oil leaks (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (7.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Washers (6.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (3.6% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (17% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Steering gear (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
    • 0.78% fail on Steering linkage components (61% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
        • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.31% fail on Steering wheel (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Tyres (57% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Condition (29% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (15% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts (15% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (4.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.16% fail on Anchorages
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
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