Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2008
55.8% pass rate
from 2,672 tests in 2020
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 2008 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (96% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (61% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (63% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (32% worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.90% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.037% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (38% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.075% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.49% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.30% fail on Cable
        • 0.075% fail on Lever
        • 0.037% fail on Linkage
        • 0.037% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.037% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (82% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Flexible brake hoses (92% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.49% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.41% fail on Pedal
      • 0.075% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.037% fail on Valves
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.037% fail on Servos
      • 0.037% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.037% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.037% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.037% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.037% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.037% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.037% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.037% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (32% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp (46% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (31% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (31% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.037% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Outline marker lamps (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Outline marker lamp (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.90% fail on Electrical equipment (43% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.37% fail on Horn (66% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.22% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.037% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.037% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (53% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.4% fail on Compression ignition (46% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (57% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.19% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
          • 0.19% fail on Particulate filter (13 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.037% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.037% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition (79% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (76% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.15% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks (60% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.94% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.075% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 10% fail on Suspension (44% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (45% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (65% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Linkage ball joints (78% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage (77% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (96% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs (63% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.90% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (7 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Leaf spring (89% better than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.15% fail on Spring saddle (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 0.037% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.49% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Wheel bearings (87% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (87% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Axles
      • 0.15% fail on Axle (6 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.075% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.037% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.075% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.075% fail on Ball joint
  • 9.0% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Steering linkage components (74% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.8% fail on Track rod end (71% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.79% fail on Power steering
      • 0.26% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.45% fail on Steering play (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack (140% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Steering box
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (32% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear
      • 0.90% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.11% fail on Indirect vision devices (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.67% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.037% fail on Window
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (69% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Prop shafts (98% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Prop shaft (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Bearing housing (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
        • 0.15% fail on Flexible couplings (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Fuel system (69% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.075% fail on Tank
      • 0.037% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Dropside (9 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Dropside condition (12 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.037% fail on Loading door
    • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure (80% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (79% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Chassis (75% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis condition (74% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.11% fail on Carrier
      • 0.037% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.15% fail on Doors (73% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.075% fail on Door condition
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.037% fail on Catch
      • 0.037% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
    • 0.037% fail on Towbar
      • 0.037% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.037% fail on Floor
    • 0.037% fail on Seats
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.037% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.037% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.037% fail on Cabs
      • 0.037% fail on Steps
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (37% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (46% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 3.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.90% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.075% fail on Attachment
      • 0.037% fail on Requirements
      • 0.037% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.30% fail on Airbags (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers airbag (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.037% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.037% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.037% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.037% fail on Doors
      • 0.037% fail on Emergency exits