Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2011
66.5% pass rate
from 3,282 tests in 2017
(36% worse than other 2011 cars)
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front lamps (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.061% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.061% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Fog lamp (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Trailer electrical socket (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.030% fail on Battery
  • 9.4% fail on Brakes (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake operation (84 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Gradient hand brake (40 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Brake operation (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Front wheels
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components (35% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Brake pads (42% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.061% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Components (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Pipes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.030% fail on Leaks
    • 0.061% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.030% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.030% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.030% fail on Pedal
        • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on ABS
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Couplings
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.091% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Drive shafts (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (61% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.40% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.030% fail on Rear
  • 5.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (28% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth (37% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.82% fail on Registration plates and VIN (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plate (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.70% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Passengers other (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
    • 0.030% fail on Body security
    • 0.030% fail on Seats
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers
  • 0.43% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Hose (38 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Tank
    • 0.061% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.34% fail on Steering
    • 0.21% fail on Steering system
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.091% fail on Locking devices (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Power steering
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
  • 0.34% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.34% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.091% fail on Requirements (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment
  • 0.030% fail on Towbars
    • 0.030% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • Hyundai Santa Fe (2006 - 2012)
    Relaxed motorway cruising. Comfortable ride. Excellent on very rough tracks. Available with seven seats. Good value. Much improved from 2010 with new 2.2-litre diesel.

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