Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.0% pass rate
from 1,035 tests in 2017
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear lamps (71% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.097% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.68% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual lamps (72% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.097% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.19% fail on Trailer electrical socket (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.097% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.097% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.097% fail on Lamp
    • 0.097% fail on Horn
  • 26% fail on Suspension (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 10% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.097% fail on Universal joint
    • 9.9% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 2.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.6% fail on Shock absorbers (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Condition (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Location
    • 1.8% fail on Trailing arms (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.77% fail on Prescribed areas (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.68% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.58% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.48% fail on Radius arms (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition (31 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front
      • 0.19% fail on Rear (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.097% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.097% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.097% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.097% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 5.3% fail on Pipes
        • 1.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
    • 5.7% fail on Hub components (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Brake pads (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake back plates (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels (39% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.19% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.6% fail on ABS
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
        • 0.29% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.097% fail on Restricted movement
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.87% fail on Bonnet (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.3% fail on Tyres
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.68% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe
      • 0.29% fail on System
      • 0.097% fail on Tank
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.097% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.097% fail on Steering damper
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.097% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.097% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Requirements
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.097% fail on Drivers
    • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel
    • 0.097% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.097% fail on Chassis
    • 0.097% fail on Body security
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Towbars
    • 0.19% fail on Vehicle structure
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