Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2006
51.9% pass rate
from 566 tests in 2020
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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 18% fail on Rbt (sp) (200% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.35% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (15 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Service brake performance (58% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (60% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake performance (81% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.53% fail on Plate brake tester (7 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.35% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (9 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.35% fail on Brake linings (8 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.71% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.35% fail on Cable
        • 0.18% fail on Lever
        • 0.18% fail on Relay lever
    • 3.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (97% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Electronic stability control (9 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 3.2% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal
    • 0.35% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Servos (18 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.18% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.2% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.35% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (42% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Outline marker lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on All outline marker lamps (13 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (82% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.35% fail on Horn
    • 0.18% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Springs
      • 2.1% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.8% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (24 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.18% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.18% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (140% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 9.9% fail on Compression ignition (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (96% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.53% fail on Emission control equipment (10 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 0.53% fail on Particulate filter (73 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.18% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.18% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 1.6% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.4% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 9.9% fail on Steering (65% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.8% fail on Steering linkage components (70% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 6.7% fail on Track rod end (61% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
        • 0.18% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.18% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.18% fail on Components
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering
      • 0.88% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Operation
    • 0.53% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.35% fail on Steering play
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Steering column
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on View to rear
      • 1.8% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.18% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.71% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.71% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.35% fail on System
    • 0.71% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.35% fail on Doors
      • 0.18% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
      • 0.18% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.18% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.18% fail on Carrier
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission
      • 0.18% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.18% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Bracket
    • 0.18% fail on Load security
      • 0.18% fail on Dropside
        • 0.18% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates