Volkswagen Crafter MOT Results

Registered in 2016
73.2% pass rate
from 6,320 tests in 2020
(25% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp (160% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Side repeaters (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.46% fail on Individual direction indicators (68% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (37% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (41% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Outline marker lamps (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Outline marker lamp (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on All outline marker lamps
    • 0.28% fail on Reversing lamps (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Reversing lamps (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.14% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.063% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.047% fail on Horn
      • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.78% fail on Service brake performance (58% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (58% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance (95% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (82% worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.079% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
          • 0.063% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.032% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.032% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (10 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.047% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake control (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Lever (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (18% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (34% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.047% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.87% fail on Brake discs and drums (65% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.85% fail on Brake discs (62% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (170% worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.047% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Cable
        • 0.016% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Pedal
      • 0.032% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.079% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.032% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.047% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.047% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (25% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers (53% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.00% fail on Condition of glass (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 1.00% fail on Windscreen (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.47% fail on View to rear
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.016% fail on Driver's view
  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.079% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage
      • 0.032% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage ball joints (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.54% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint (78% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Suspension arm (8 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.33% fail on Springs
      • 0.33% fail on Leaf springs (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.016% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.016% fail on Spring saddle
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers (49% better than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.063% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.063% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.047% fail on Sub-frames (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Sub-frame (12 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Axles
      • 0.032% fail on Axle (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.032% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.032% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.89% fail on Body (110% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Other body component (140% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.063% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
        • 0.016% fail on Hinge
      • 0.047% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
      • 0.016% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.016% fail on Catch
    • 0.11% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.095% fail on Carrier
      • 0.016% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.095% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.079% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.063% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.032% fail on Tank
      • 0.032% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.063% fail on Seats
      • 0.047% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.016% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.047% fail on Towbar
      • 0.032% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.016% fail on Safety device
    • 0.047% fail on Transmission (87% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.032% fail on Flexible couplings (13 times worse than other 2016 vans)
        • 0.016% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.032% fail on Load security
      • 0.032% fail on Loading door
    • 0.016% fail on Chassis
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.016% fail on Undertray
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.97% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.65% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.62% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.032% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (82% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Fluid leaks (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.84% fail on Steering (150% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering column (34 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering wheel (34 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.095% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play (14 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (13 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Steering box
    • 0.079% fail on Power steering
      • 0.032% fail on Pump (5 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.032% fail on Other components
      • 0.016% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.016% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates (130% worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.78% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.079% fail on Airbags (7 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Drivers airbag (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.14% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (6 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.11% fail on Steps and stairs (9 times worse than other 2016 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Retractable steps (13 times worse than other 2016 vans)
    • 0.047% fail on Passenger grab handles (32 times worse than other 2016 vans)
  • 0.079% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Attachment
  • 0.016% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.016% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.016% fail on Speed limiter plate