Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2002
51.2% pass rate
from 688 tests in 2020
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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Position lamp (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.58% fail on Direction indicators (75% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Flashing type (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators (82% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.3% fail on Suspension arm (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.73% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Springs
      • 1.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.9% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.15% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.87% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.58% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.87% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.58% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.29% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.29% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (91% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 10% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 9.9% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.15% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 1.2% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Prop shaft (17 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Body
      • 0.44% fail on Other body component
      • 0.15% fail on Panel
    • 0.44% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Hose
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on System
    • 0.29% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.29% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Undertray
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 5.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 4.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (81% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.15% fail on Brake drums
    • 4.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.29% fail on Decelerometer (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.73% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.29% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.29% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Other components (12 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.15% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.73% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.8% fail on Spark ignition (41% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (52% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.87% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.87% fail on Power steering
      • 0.44% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.29% fail on Other components
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Requirements
    • 0.44% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Airbags
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
  • 0.15% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.15% fail on Steps and stairs
      • 0.15% fail on Steps
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