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Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2013
61.7% pass rate
from 4,355 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2013 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 2013 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.14% fail on Plate brake tester (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.44% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.092% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.069% fail on Decelerometer (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.62% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.62% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (27% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (45% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (46% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.046% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.18% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Cable
        • 0.023% fail on Relay lever
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Electronic stability control (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Electronic braking system (10 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.53% fail on Pedal
      • 0.069% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.28% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.092% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.092% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.046% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.046% fail on Prescribed areas (10 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.046% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (10 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps (57% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp (63% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (44% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.51% fail on Individual direction indicators (59% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (41% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (41% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Outline marker lamps (180% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Outline marker lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 1.0% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
      • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.28% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.023% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
  • 8.0% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins and bushes (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joints (71% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (88% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (84% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Springs (42% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.80% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Anchor bracket (7 times worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.092% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.046% fail on Spring saddle
        • 0.023% fail on Leaf spring
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.069% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.046% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.14% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Axles
      • 0.069% fail on Axle (4 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.046% fail on Macpherson strut (83% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.023% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.023% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.76% fail on Condition of glass (69% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Windscreen (71% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.71% fail on View to rear
      • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.023% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.092% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.8% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.046% fail on Size/type
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Compression ignition (55% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 2.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.18% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (70% better than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.023% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks (140% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.023% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.023% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.7% fail on Steering (79% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Steering linkage components (54% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.64% fail on Ball joint (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Steering arm (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.60% fail on Steering play (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.60% fail on Steering rack (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Operation
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.092% fail on Other components
      • 0.069% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.023% fail on Pump
    • 0.023% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.023% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.023% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.023% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 2.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% better than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.94% fail on Body (180% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Other body component (170% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Panel (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.023% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.21% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Transmission (91% better than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.18% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.092% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.092% fail on Flexible couplings (9 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Doors
      • 0.092% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.046% fail on Door condition
        • 0.046% fail on Catch
      • 0.023% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
      • 0.023% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.069% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.046% fail on Tank
    • 0.092% fail on Towbar
      • 0.092% fail on Other towbar components (3 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Seats
      • 0.046% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.046% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.046% fail on Chassis (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.046% fail on Chassis condition (6 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.046% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.023% fail on Spare wheel condition
      • 0.023% fail on Carrier
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.023% fail on Load security
      • 0.023% fail on Loading door
    • 0.023% fail on Floor
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (74% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (100% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Seat belts (56% worse than other 2013 vans)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition
      • 0.092% fail on Attachment
      • 0.092% fail on Requirements
      • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.046% fail on Airbags
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle (73% worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates (73% worse than other 2013 vans)
  • 0.069% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.046% fail on Doors
      • 0.023% fail on Emergency exits
      • 0.023% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
    • 0.023% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.023% fail on Retractable steps
  • 0.046% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (5 times worse than other 2013 vans)
    • 0.023% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.023% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.023% fail on Speed limiter plate
  • 0.046% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Attachment