Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2001
60.6% pass rate
from 137 tests in 2020
(14% better than other 2001 cars)
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (0.52% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (99% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (2.5% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 15% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint (50% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.9% fail on Springs (4.8% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (8.8% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring (10% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (53% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Other suspension component (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.73% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.73% fail on Sub-frame
  • 12% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (7.3% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (29% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (14% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (1.3% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (33% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.73% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.73% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (94% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Anti-lock braking system (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.73% fail on Lever
    • 0.73% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.73% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.73% fail on Additional braking device
  • 8.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (20% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Transmission (63% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Joints (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.73% fail on Tank
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (7.3% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres (8.2% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (16% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Steering (52% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering gear (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Power steering (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pipes and hoses (14 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Other components
    • 1.5% fail on Steering play (10 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.73% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.73% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.73% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.73% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.73% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
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