Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2004
54.3% pass rate
from 2,488 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Stop lamp (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.040% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.040% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.76% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.76% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.080% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.60% fail on Battery
    • 0.48% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual lamps (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.20% fail on Trailer electrical socket (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.080% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.080% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.040% fail on Lamp
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.16% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.040% fail on Universal joint
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Trailing arms (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Front
      • 0.16% fail on Rear (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Component mounting (89% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.040% fail on Condition
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Torsion bars
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.040% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 5.3% fail on Hub components (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake back plates (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Brake linings
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.9% fail on Components
        • 4.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.84% fail on Hoses
        • 0.080% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Front wheels (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Parking brake operation (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.040% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 1.6% fail on ABS (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.52% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.24% fail on Pedal
        • 0.20% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.040% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (31 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.040% fail on Cable
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 1.0% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.040% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.20% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.040% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.040% fail on Other components
        • 0.040% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drive system
    • 0.12% fail on Steering control
      • 0.080% fail on Steering wheel (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Steering column
    • 0.12% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres (26% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.68% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.080% fail on Tank
    • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.080% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Requirements
    • 0.48% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.64% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis
    • 0.040% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.040% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.040% fail on Seats
      • 0.040% fail on Passengers
    • 0.040% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.40% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
  • 0.080% fail on Towbars
    • 0.080% fail on Towbar (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
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