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Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2012
61.7% pass rate
from 3,338 tests in 2017
(12% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (26% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 6.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps (19% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamps (63% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp (65% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp (23% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.63% fail on Individual lamps (61% better than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.090% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Horn (170% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.030% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.030% fail on Lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes (87% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 9.0% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.75% fail on Brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components (37% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (45% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.090% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.2% fail on Hydraulic systems (75% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (81% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Pipes (110% worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Hoses
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.090% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.72% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.72% fail on Pedal
        • 0.39% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.33% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.33% fail on Electronic stability system (160% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.090% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.030% fail on Linkage
      • 0.030% fail on Cable
      • 0.030% fail on Relay lever
  • 9.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (63% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (41% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Securing bolts (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Shackle bracket (13 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Anchor bracket (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.060% fail on Spring saddle (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.99% fail on Front suspension joints (81% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.84% fail on Suspension arms (38% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.63% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.30% fail on Tie bars/rods (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Front (62% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.060% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.030% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.030% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.030% fail on Component mounting
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.8% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Steering system (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.66% fail on Free play (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.66% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering arm (7 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (200% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.27% fail on Drag link end (8 times worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.15% fail on Other components (10 times worse than other 2012 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Steering pivot point (11 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.090% fail on Other components
      • 0.060% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.030% fail on Pump
    • 0.030% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.030% fail on Locking devices
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
    • 0.060% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (72% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel (2 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Doors
      • 0.030% fail on Emergency exits
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.060% fail on Seats
      • 0.060% fail on Passengers
    • 0.060% fail on Load security
      • 0.060% fail on Dropside (12 times worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (48% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.99% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (130% worse than other 2012 vans)
      • 0.090% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.060% fail on Requirements
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN (56% worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate (56% worse than other 2012 vans)
  • 0.36% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (57% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.090% fail on Tank
    • 0.090% fail on Exhaust system (74% better than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.060% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment
  • 0.060% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)
    • 0.060% fail on Speed limiter plate (6 times worse than other 2012 vans)