Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2016
72.2% pass rate
from 5,804 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2016 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 2016 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen Crafter is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (37% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (91% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (99% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (4.5% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (8.6% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (63% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (92% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (92% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.57% fail on Individual direction indicators (51% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (7.7% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (5.0% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.98% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment (38% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.086% fail on Horn (34% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Trailer electrical socket (21% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps (7.4% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps (17% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.052% fail on Outline marker lamps (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Outline marker lamp (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 10.0% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (190% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (12 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.50% fail on Parking brake performance (66% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.069% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on Plate brake tester (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (12 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (99% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (98% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.052% fail on Brake performance not tested (33% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (0.77% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (20% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (59% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (56% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Brake drums (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.12% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Cable (33% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Pivot (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.017% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (20% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system (0.45% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability control (32% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on Rigid brake pipes (82% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (32% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal (24% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.21% fail on Flexible brake hoses (72% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.069% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (95% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (66% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic systems (10% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Brake fluid (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility (54% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (100% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (1.4% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.64% fail on Condition of glass (72% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Windscreen (74% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on View to rear (2.3% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on Mirrors (4.0% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Driver's view (45% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (8.0% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (11% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (9.4% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type (39% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage ball joints (76% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Ball joint (24% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.90% fail on Suspension arms (16% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.81% fail on Ball joint (93% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (18% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.43% fail on Springs (55% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.26% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Leaf spring (40% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Anchor bracket (13 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Shackle bracket (20 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.017% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (12% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (69% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.052% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Axle (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Wheel bearings (69% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.017% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (23% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (54% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested (59% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Particulate filter
      • 0.36% fail on Spark ignition (2.7% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (0.23% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (12% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.60% fail on Body (90% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.50% fail on Other body component (94% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Panel (1.8% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Mounting fixings (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Body condition
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers (52% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (19% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (26% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Tank (4.5% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (18% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.12% fail on Doors (2.5% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Front passenger's door (71% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.069% fail on Door condition (84% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Other passenger's door (13% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.034% fail on Door condition (0.88% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.017% fail on Hinge
    • 0.086% fail on Spare wheel (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Carrier (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.086% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Prop shafts (58% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.052% fail on Prop shaft (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.017% fail on Joints
        • 0.017% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.017% fail on Bearing housing
    • 0.052% fail on Seats (22% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Driver's seat (17% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.034% fail on Load security (90% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Loading door (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
      • 0.017% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.017% fail on Undertray
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plates (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.67% fail on Steering (21% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.21% fail on Steering linkage components (42% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end (47% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering column (28 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel (28 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Steering play (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering gear (9.4% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack (27% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.034% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.017% fail on Power steering
      • 0.017% fail on Pump
  • 0.57% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (25% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (0.51% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers airbag (200% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.052% fail on Road Wheels (60% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.052% fail on Attachment (38% better than other 2016 vans)