Volkswagen Amarok MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.0% pass rate
from 2,887 tests in 2020
(34% better than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Amarok is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (4.0% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (1.9% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (4.1% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp (77% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.28% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket (59% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.035% fail on Horn
    • 0.10% fail on Position lamps (53% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Position lamp (52% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.035% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.035% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.035% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.035% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
    • 0.035% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.035% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.035% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 4.0% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (17% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (53% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (26% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (32 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt (35% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested (35% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (45% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Rbt (sp) (43% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Service brake imbalance (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance (81% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on Rbt (80% better than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake control (25% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Lever (25% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (62% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-lock braking system (60% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Electronic stability control (66% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (68% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Hand lever (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Pedal
    • 0.035% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.035% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility (43% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (4.7% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.66% fail on Wipers (75% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass (63% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen (62% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear (64% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors (64% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Bonnet (37% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (36% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (43% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.035% fail on Size/type
  • 0.87% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.42% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Pins and bushes (50% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (20% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.28% fail on Shock absorbers (57% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (17% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.035% fail on Springs
      • 0.035% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.035% fail on Leaf spring
  • 0.45% fail on Steering (19% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering gear (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (4.2% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Pump (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Other components (99% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 0.069% fail on Steering linkage components (81% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Other components (45 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on Steering component (76 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.035% fail on Steering play
      • 0.035% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.42% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts (46% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (42% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle (20% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates (8.5% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.035% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.35% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust emissions (79% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Compression ignition (73% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (67% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.069% fail on Fluid leaks (35% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Engine oil leaks (13% better than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.31% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Transmission (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Drive shafts (87% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.035% fail on Joints
      • 0.035% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.035% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.069% fail on Bumpers (32% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Doors (41% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.035% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition
      • 0.035% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.035% fail on Door condition
    • 0.035% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.035% fail on Tank
    • 0.035% fail on Towbar
      • 0.035% fail on Other towbar components
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels (62% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2016 vans)