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Volkswagen Scirocco MOT Results

62.5% pass rate
from 749 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.

  • 15% fail on Brakes (61% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (76% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 6.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance (84% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Rbt (87% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (87% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.27% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (90% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.53% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.93% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.40% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.40% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.80% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.27% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.27% fail on Lever
    • 0.27% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.27% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.13% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.13% fail on Servos
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
  • 15% fail on Suspension (83% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Springs (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Mounting (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Macpherson strut (13 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
      • 0.80% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.80% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.40% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.40% fail on Joints
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on Hose
      • 0.40% fail on Pipe
      • 0.27% fail on Tank
      • 0.27% fail on System
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's seat (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.53% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.53% fail on Chassis
      • 0.53% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (76% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (90% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.27% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.67% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.67% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.5% fail on Steering gear (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.53% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.40% fail on Steering play
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.9% fail on Tyres (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.53% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Speedometer (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
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