Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2003
51.2% pass rate
from 1,884 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Stop lamp (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.053% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.053% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.053% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.37% fail on Trailer electrical socket (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type (92% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Individual lamps (91% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.11% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.053% fail on Lamp
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.053% fail on Horn
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms (60% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 7.2% fail on Drive shafts (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.053% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Condition (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Location
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Presence
    • 2.3% fail on Front suspension joints (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Condition (91% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 0.21% fail on Wheel bearings (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Rear
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.053% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.053% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.053% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.1% fail on Components
        • 5.7% fail on Pipes (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Hoses
        • 0.053% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Brake pads (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake back plates (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.053% fail on Brake calipers
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Brake operation (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.27% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.053% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 1.9% fail on ABS (79% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.27% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.053% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 3.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on Bonnet (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on System
      • 0.27% fail on Pipe (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Tank
  • 4.3% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.42% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.053% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.4% fail on Power steering (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pipes and hoses (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Rams
    • 0.16% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.053% fail on Steering control
      • 0.053% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
      • 0.32% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.74% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (66% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition (68% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Tailgate (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Body security
    • 0.053% fail on Seats
      • 0.053% fail on Passengers
    • 0.053% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Towbars
    • 0.053% fail on Towbar
    • 0.053% fail on Vehicle structure
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