Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 2003
49.4% pass rate
from 271 tests in 2017
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 34% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.74% fail on All position lamps
    • 10.0% fail on Headlamps (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 10.0% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 9.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 5.9% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.74% fail on Tell tale
    • 4.1% fail on Horn
    • 2.6% fail on Battery
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.5% fail on Lamp (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Switch
      • 0.37% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (8 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 33% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 25% fail on Brake performance (98% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 19% fail on Parking brake performance (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.74% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.74% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 17% fail on Hydraulic systems (72% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 15% fail on Components (61% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 7.4% fail on Pipes
        • 7.0% fail on Valves (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses
      • 1.8% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.74% fail on Operation
    • 5.2% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.2% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.37% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 0.37% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
        • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.37% fail on Cable
      • 0.37% fail on Pivot
  • 16% fail on Suspension (38% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.1% fail on Attachment
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.5% fail on Leaf springs
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.37% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.37% fail on Spring mounting
  • 9.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Mirrors
    • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Pipe
      • 0.37% fail on Cap
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions
  • 6.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.37% fail on Load security
      • 0.37% fail on Loading door
    • 0.37% fail on Spare wheel
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.74% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.37% fail on Steering control
      • 0.37% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.37% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.37% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
  • 4.1% fail on Tyres (53% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (65% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (80% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate