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Volkswagen Scirocco MOT Results

62.3% pass rate
from 713 tests in 2017
(30% 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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Horn
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.84% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.56% fail on Lamp
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Battery
    • 0.28% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Brakes (40% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Front wheels (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels (51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 5.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (63% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Components (92% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Hoses (190% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes
      • 0.42% fail on Leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Operation
    • 0.84% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.56% fail on Pedal
        • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Hub components
      • 0.28% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.14% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.14% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
  • 16% fail on Suspension (64% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wheel bearings (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front
    • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.3% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.3% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Couplings
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Location (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment (7 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.84% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
    • 0.42% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Emissions (92% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tank
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.28% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.2% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.56% fail on Locking devices (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering control
      • 0.14% fail on Steering column
      • 0.14% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.14% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.14% fail on Steering operation
  • 4.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.14% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Chassis
    • 0.14% fail on Body security
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
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