Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2008
56.5% pass rate
from 2,619 tests in 2017
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.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (58% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 16% fail on Parking brake performance (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Rear wheels (87% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels (100% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.038% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 5.4% fail on Components (26% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 4.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.4% fail on Parking brake (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (200% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components (24% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake back plates (10 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.038% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Electronic stability system (4 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.46% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.46% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Anti-slip (79% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.31% fail on Cable
      • 0.038% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.038% fail on Pivot
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.9% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (35% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Front lamps (26% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.46% fail on All position lamps (190% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (38% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp (40% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (47% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (45% worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
      • 0.038% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.038% fail on Tell tales
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.038% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.038% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.19% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.038% fail on Battery
  • 10% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage condition (84% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Presence
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers (86% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (86% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (46% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.1% fail on Securing bolts (8 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Spring saddle (9 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Pins and bushes
        • 0.076% fail on Shackle
      • 0.076% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.038% fail on Spring slippers
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings (90% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Front (93% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Rear (80% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.076% fail on Air suspension (5 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Suspension unit (14 times worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.076% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.076% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.076% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.038% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.038% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.038% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.038% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 8.6% fail on Steering (77% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 8.1% fail on Steering system (94% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 6.4% fail on Track rod end (99% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Free play (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
        • 0.53% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Other components
        • 0.038% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.57% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.038% fail on Rams
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.038% fail on Steering control
      • 0.038% fail on Steering wheel
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.3% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.076% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (150% worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.038% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.84% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
      • 0.038% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.65% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.076% fail on Tank
      • 0.076% fail on Pipe
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions
    • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 2.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.4% fail on Body condition (170% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (67% better than other 2008 vans)
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.038% fail on Emergency exits
      • 0.038% fail on Drivers
      • 0.038% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.076% fail on Body security
    • 0.076% fail on Seats
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers
    • 0.038% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.038% fail on Steps
    • 0.038% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.038% fail on Chassis
    • 0.038% fail on Load security
      • 0.038% fail on Loading door
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN (73% worse than other 2008 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate (74% worse than other 2008 vans)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.076% fail on Attachment
    • 0.038% fail on Condition
  • 0.038% fail on Towbars
    • 0.038% fail on Swivelling towbar