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Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2009
54.6% pass rate
from 1,870 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 2009 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (72% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (160% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 16% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (8 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (87% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (88% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (75% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.59% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.053% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.053% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.11% fail on Brake drums (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.53% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.27% fail on Lever
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
        • 0.053% fail on Linkage
        • 0.053% fail on Clevis joint
        • 0.053% fail on Pivot
    • 2.9% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.86% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.70% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal
      • 0.053% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Operation
      • 0.053% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.053% fail on Servos
    • 0.16% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.11% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (11 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.053% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.053% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.053% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.053% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (87% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (87% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.59% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.053% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (25% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (72% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Switch
      • 0.053% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.053% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Outline marker lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Outline marker lamp (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.80% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.43% fail on Horn
      • 0.37% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.053% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.053% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.053% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.053% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 7.7% fail on Compression ignition (42% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 6.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (59% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.32% fail on Emission control equipment (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.21% fail on Particulate filter (11 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Catalytic converter (11 times worse than other 2009 vans)
          • 0.053% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.21% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.053% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition (88% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 2.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.053% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (39% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joints (85% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.053% fail on Linkage
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (41% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (61% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.1% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (11 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Shackle bracket (7 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Spring saddle (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.053% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.053% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.27% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (65% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings (92% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.053% fail on Axles
      • 0.053% fail on Axle
    • 0.053% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.053% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.4% fail on Steering (80% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering linkage components (68% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Track rod end (68% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.27% fail on Drag link end (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.96% fail on Steering gear (140% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Steering rack (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.75% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.70% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.053% fail on Rams
    • 0.053% fail on Steering shaft
  • 6.8% fail on Visibility (20% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on View to rear
      • 0.75% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.053% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.53% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.53% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.053% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component (200% worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.53% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Mounting fixings (6 times worse than other 2009 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission (69% better than other 2009 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Prop shafts (120% worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Prop shaft (2 times worse than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.21% fail on Joints
        • 0.11% fail on Bearing housing
        • 0.053% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (97% better than other 2009 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.32% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.21% fail on Chassis
      • 0.21% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.053% fail on Tank
      • 0.053% fail on System
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.053% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.053% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.053% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.053% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.053% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.053% fail on Load security
      • 0.053% fail on Dropside
        • 0.053% fail on Pillar
        • 0.053% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.053% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.053% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.053% fail on Undertray
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (32% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (36% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle (92% worse than other 2009 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates (93% worse than other 2009 vans)
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (39% better than other 2009 vans)
    • 0.80% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2009 vans)
  • 0.11% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.053% fail on Doors
      • 0.053% fail on Emergency exits
    • 0.053% fail on Passenger grab handles
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment