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Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2014
65.6% pass rate
from 5,998 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2014 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 2014 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (16% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps (72% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp (74% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.033% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (73% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (73% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.42% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.017% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (33% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (31% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamps (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Outline marker lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on All outline marker lamps (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.30% fail on Horn
      • 0.15% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.033% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 0.017% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 15% fail on Brakes (99% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 8.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 8.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (150% worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.083% fail on Plate brake tester (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.27% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.067% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer (10 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (10 times worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.45% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2014 vans)
          • 0.22% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (43% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (43% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (78% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (79% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (110% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.033% fail on Cable
        • 0.033% fail on Linkage
        • 0.033% fail on Pivot
        • 0.033% fail on Brake slack adjuster
        • 0.017% fail on Relay lever
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (2 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.55% fail on Pedal
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.55% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.52% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.33% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.083% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.033% fail on Operation (22 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
  • 6.8% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (190% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (7 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints (68% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (97% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Leaf springs (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (12 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.15% fail on Shackle bracket (12 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Anchor bracket (15 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.050% fail on Spring saddle (10 times worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.033% fail on Leaf spring
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers (51% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.083% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.067% fail on Sub-frame (10 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.083% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Axles
      • 0.050% fail on Axle (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.050% fail on Macpherson strut (74% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension unit
  • 6.1% fail on Visibility
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.033% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.55% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.050% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.3% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (23% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (87% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (92% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (84% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (75% better than other 2014 vans)
        • 0.067% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.050% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.12% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.050% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.017% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 1.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (25% better than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Body (99% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.58% fail on Other body component (120% worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.083% fail on Panel
      • 0.017% fail on Body condition
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.067% fail on Tank
      • 0.050% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.083% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.033% fail on Catch
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
        • 0.017% fail on Hinge
        • 0.017% fail on Pillar
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.10% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.083% fail on Carrier
      • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.083% fail on Load security
      • 0.050% fail on Loading door
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.017% fail on Other tailgate component
      • 0.017% fail on Dropside
        • 0.017% fail on Dropside condition
    • 0.050% fail on Transmission (95% better than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.050% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.033% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.017% fail on Joints
    • 0.050% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
      • 0.017% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.82% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Drag link end (5 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.22% fail on Steering play (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.083% fail on Power steering
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
      • 0.033% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
    • 0.067% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.033% fail on Steering wheel (8 times worse than other 2014 vans)
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.65% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (77% worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.050% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.58% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (7 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Emergency exits
      • 0.033% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (12 times worse than other 2014 vans)
    • 0.067% fail on Steps and stairs (12 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Steps (18 times worse than other 2014 vans)
      • 0.033% fail on Retractable steps (9 times worse than other 2014 vans)
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Attachment
  • 0.017% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.017% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.017% fail on Speed limiter plate