Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.9% pass rate
from 2,369 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Position lamps (26% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Rear lamps (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.89% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.68% fail on Battery
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamps (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators (91% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type (91% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.17% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.084% fail on Lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.084% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.042% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.042% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 5.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.93% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage condition (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Drive shafts (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Front drive shafts (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Couplings
      • 0.084% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.084% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.3% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Trailing arms (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Macpherson strut (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Radius arms (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front (79% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.042% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.042% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Hub components (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.084% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.084% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
    • 4.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes
        • 0.68% fail on Hoses
        • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Operation
      • 0.042% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Front wheels (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Brake operation (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.084% fail on Parking brake operation (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.21% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
        • 0.21% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.042% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
  • 7.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.084% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.084% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (25% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Fuel system (84% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.084% fail on Pipe
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
      • 0.042% fail on Cap
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.4% fail on Steering (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Free play
        • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.042% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Rams
    • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.042% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.76% fail on Condition
      • 0.084% fail on Requirements
      • 0.084% fail on Prescribed areas (85% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (87% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.72% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.13% fail on Chassis
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers
    • 0.042% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.042% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.042% fail on Towbars
    • 0.042% fail on Towbar
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