Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 2005
50.5% pass rate
from 311 tests in 2020
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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 23% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 19% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 19% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.64% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (13 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.32% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.32% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.32% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.8% fail on Load sensing valves (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.64% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.32% fail on Lever
        • 0.32% fail on Linkage
    • 3.2% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.3% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.96% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.64% fail on Pedal
      • 0.32% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.32% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.32% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.32% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.32% fail on Other braking system component
  • 29% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (200% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 6.1% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.64% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 5.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.64% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.6% fail on Horn
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.64% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.64% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.64% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.64% fail on Switch
    • 0.32% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.32% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.32% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 14% fail on Suspension (34% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 4.5% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (180% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.64% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (74% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.96% fail on Springs (75% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.64% fail on Leaf spring
      • 0.32% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 10.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Body
      • 0.96% fail on Panel
      • 0.64% fail on Other body component
      • 0.32% fail on Body condition
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 0.96% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.96% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition
    • 0.96% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.64% fail on Tank
      • 0.32% fail on Pipe
    • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.64% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.64% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.64% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.64% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.32% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.8% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering
      • 0.96% fail on Operation
      • 0.32% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.32% fail on Rams
    • 0.96% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.96% fail on Steering rack
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.9% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.32% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.96% fail on Condition
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 0.64% fail on Airbags (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.64% fail on Drivers airbag (8 times worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates