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Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2012
58.7% pass rate
from 3,749 tests in 2020
(5.4% worse than other 2012 vans)
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 2012 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamps (55% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (57% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.027% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp (20% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (100% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.080% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (62% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.027% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.69% fail on Individual direction indicators (62% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.027% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment (75% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 1.3% fail on Outline marker lamps (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Outline marker lamp (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.29% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.053% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.027% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.027% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Brakes (76% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 12% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (96% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (94% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (69% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.080% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.45% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.053% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.027% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.027% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.027% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.51% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.027% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.027% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (91% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (62% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (63% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.053% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.67% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.27% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.13% fail on Linkage (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Relay lever (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Brake slack adjuster (17 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Pivot
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.45% fail on Flexible brake hoses (98% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.080% fail on Brake fluid
  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage ball joints (92% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (41% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (73% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (57% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs (85% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Leaf spring (79% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Shackle bracket (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.053% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.053% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.027% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.59% fail on Other suspension component (78% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.053% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.027% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.080% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.080% fail on Axles
      • 0.080% fail on Axle (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Suspension unit (20 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (38% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on View to rear (58% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on Mirrors (56% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.69% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.64% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.053% fail on Window (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.027% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.2% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.2% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (78% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Other components
        • 0.027% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.027% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.69% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Steering box
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.053% fail on Pump
      • 0.053% fail on Other components
      • 0.027% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.21% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
    • 0.027% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.027% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 6.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (57% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (60% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Compression ignition (41% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.19% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (81% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.080% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.027% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 1.9% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.43% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.37% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Other leaks
  • 4.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Body (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Other body component (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.29% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.027% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Exhaust system (55% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
        • 0.027% fail on Catch
      • 0.053% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.053% fail on Door condition
      • 0.027% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.027% fail on Door condition
    • 0.24% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.053% fail on Pipe
      • 0.053% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.053% fail on System
      • 0.027% fail on Tank
    • 0.16% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel condition (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Carrier
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission (95% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.080% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.053% fail on Bearing housing
        • 0.027% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.053% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.080% fail on Load security
      • 0.053% fail on Loading door
      • 0.027% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.027% fail on Tailgate condition
      • 0.027% fail on Dropside
        • 0.027% fail on Other dropside component
    • 0.027% fail on Chassis
      • 0.027% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.027% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.053% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.053% fail on Speed limiter (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.053% fail on Speed limiter plate (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.053% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.053% fail on Attachment