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Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2011
58.1% pass rate
from 2,960 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 2011 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (43% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (48% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (95% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.034% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (42% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (42% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Rear reflectors (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Outline marker lamps (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamp (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.27% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.034% fail on Reversing lamp switch
  • 19% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (96% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (96% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (93% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.91% fail on Service brake imbalance (95% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (81% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (80% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (63% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.41% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.034% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.68% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.8% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (41% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
        • 0.14% fail on Lever
        • 0.034% fail on Rod
        • 0.034% fail on Linkage
        • 0.034% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.88% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.57% fail on Pedal
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses (130% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.034% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.034% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.034% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 7.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.30% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (84% better than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.068% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.034% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.034% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.068% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 3.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.54% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.51% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers (200% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (37% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes (69% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage ball joints (97% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Linkage
    • 0.98% fail on Springs (72% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.64% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Anchor bracket (5 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.034% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.034% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.034% fail on Shackle bracket
    • 0.37% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings (84% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.068% fail on Axles
      • 0.068% fail on Axle
    • 0.068% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.068% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.068% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.068% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.068% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility (20% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (58% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.98% fail on View to rear
      • 0.98% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.61% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.034% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Steering (26% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.71% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Drag link end (4 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Other components (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
        • 0.068% fail on Steering linkage (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Steering gear (140% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.14% fail on Other components
      • 0.034% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Steering play
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.068% fail on Steering column
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Body (190% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Other body component (190% worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust system (51% better than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.30% fail on Transmission (90% better than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.10% fail on Joints
        • 0.034% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Tank
      • 0.10% fail on System
      • 0.034% fail on Pipe
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.27% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.10% fail on Door condition
        • 0.068% fail on Catch (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.068% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.068% fail on Door condition
    • 0.14% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.10% fail on Carrier
      • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.068% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.034% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.034% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.034% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.034% fail on Towbar
      • 0.034% fail on Other towbar components
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.068% fail on Attachment
      • 0.068% fail on Requirements
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 0.10% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (7 times worse than other 2011 vans)
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (9 times worse than other 2011 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Emergency exits (13 times worse than other 2011 vans)