Volkswagen LT35 MOT Results

Registered in 2006
49.8% pass rate
from 323 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 2006 vans and highlighted areas where the Volkswagen LT35 is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 14% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp levelling device (10 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 9.6% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 8.7% fail on Headlamp aim (99% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Direction indicators (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 6.2% fail on Flashing type (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (130% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.62% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 6.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 4.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Electrical equipment (120% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.62% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.62% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.31% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 31% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 22% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 17% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 5.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 5.3% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.93% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.93% fail on Rbt
          • 0.62% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.62% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (72% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 7.7% fail on Load sensing valves (10 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.9% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Cable
        • 0.62% fail on Linkage (19 times worse than other 2006 vans)
        • 0.31% fail on Lever
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.5% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.31% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.62% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Servos
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 0.93% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.62% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.62% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.62% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2006 vans)
  • 8.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.93% fail on Load security (10 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Loading door (13 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.31% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.31% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.93% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
      • 0.31% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
      • 0.31% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
    • 0.62% fail on Body
      • 0.31% fail on Body condition
      • 0.31% fail on Other body component
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.31% fail on Transmission
      • 0.31% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Prop shaft
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.5% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.93% fail on View to rear
      • 0.93% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 3.7% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.9% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.93% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2006 vans)
      • 0.62% fail on Other components
      • 0.31% fail on Rams
  • 5.9% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.62% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.62% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.31% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.31% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.31% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.93% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.31% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.31% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.31% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.31% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Emergency exits