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Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2010
56.0% pass rate
from 2,518 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 2010 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes (61% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 14% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (100% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.71% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.079% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (70% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.99% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.87% fail on Service brake performance (90% worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (30% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (58% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (59% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Brake linings (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.12% fail on Brake drums (8 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.44% fail on Cable
        • 0.28% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Pivot
    • 2.3% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.83% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.68% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability control (120% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses (130% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal
    • 0.20% fail on Air and vacuum systems (9 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (37 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Servos (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.079% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.079% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.040% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.040% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.040% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.040% fail on Other components
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (30% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (52% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (52% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.079% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp (36% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.079% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Outline marker lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Outline marker lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.64% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.40% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.079% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.040% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps (68% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps (67% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.040% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.040% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (180% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 16% fail on Exhaust emissions (200% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 12% fail on Compression ignition (160% worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (73% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.24% fail on Emission control equipment (9 times worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.20% fail on Particulate filter (21 times worse than other 2010 vans)
          • 0.040% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.040% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.040% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 4.5% fail on Spark ignition (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.91% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.75% fail on Engine oil leaks (86% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.079% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.040% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.040% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (33% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins and bushes (92% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage ball joints (81% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (45% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Springs (77% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.60% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (4 times worse than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.079% fail on Leaf spring (91% better than other 2010 vans)
        • 0.079% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.079% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.040% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.56% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Axles
      • 0.16% fail on Axle (10 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.040% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.079% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.040% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.040% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.040% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.040% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension unit
  • 8.4% fail on Steering (75% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 7.1% fail on Steering linkage components (78% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Track rod end (68% worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm (6 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.040% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.68% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.68% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Operation
      • 0.079% fail on Other components
      • 0.040% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.040% fail on Pump
      • 0.040% fail on Rams
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility (19% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (45% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on View to rear
      • 0.95% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.040% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.83% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.79% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.040% fail on Window
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.079% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (25% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (38% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
      • 0.079% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.60% fail on Transmission (83% better than other 2010 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
        • 0.040% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.48% fail on Exhaust system (60% better than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.040% fail on Tank
      • 0.040% fail on Hose
    • 0.12% fail on Towbar
      • 0.079% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.040% fail on Safety device
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.079% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.079% fail on Carrier
    • 0.079% fail on Load security
      • 0.079% fail on Loading door
      • 0.040% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.040% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.079% fail on Undertray
    • 0.040% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.040% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.040% fail on Chassis
      • 0.040% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.040% fail on Floor
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (70% worse than other 2010 vans)
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.079% fail on Attachment
      • 0.079% fail on Requirements
      • 0.040% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.040% fail on Airbags
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.87% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
    • 0.040% fail on Attachment
  • 0.040% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.040% fail on Doors
      • 0.040% fail on Emergency exits