Volkswagen Amarok MOT Results

Registered in 2012
70.7% pass rate
from 1,482 tests in 2020
(25% better than other 2012 vans)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Amarok is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (24% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 5.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Switch
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (46% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (67% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp (66% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.61% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.47% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.20% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.067% fail on Switch
  • 10.0% fail on Brakes
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance (45% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (39% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (31 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (95% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (90% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (91% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.067% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.74% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.61% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.61% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (16 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.34% fail on Brake discs (73% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Brake drums (13 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.94% fail on Lever
    • 0.54% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.54% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.40% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.067% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.067% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 5.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (47% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.067% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Suspension (57% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (43% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.20% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.20% fail on Leaf spring
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (58% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.40% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.067% fail on Size/type
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Pipe (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Hose (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.067% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Transmission (94% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Drive shafts (93% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.20% fail on Joints (93% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Load security (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Tailgate (21 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Other tailgate component (30 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.067% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.067% fail on Carrier
    • 0.067% fail on Towbar
      • 0.067% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.067% fail on Body
      • 0.067% fail on Panel
    • 0.067% fail on Doors
      • 0.067% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.067% fail on Door condition
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition (63% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.067% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.067% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.40% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.067% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.81% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering column (9 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.067% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.067% fail on Power steering
      • 0.067% fail on Other components
    • 0.067% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.067% fail on Airbags
      • 0.067% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.81% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.81% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment