Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2013
81.9% pass rate
from 1,298 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.62% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.54% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.077% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.23% fail on Trailer electrical socket (24 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Tread depth (50% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (44% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.69% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.077% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.077% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic parking brake (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.077% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.077% fail on Components
        • 0.077% fail on Reservoirs
  • 3.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.54% fail on Washers
    • 0.46% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.077% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.077% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension
    • 0.54% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.077% fail on Location
    • 0.46% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.31% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.31% fail on Front suspension joints (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 0.46% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.077% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.077% fail on Requirements
      • 0.077% fail on Condition
  • 0.077% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.077% fail on Doors
      • 0.077% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.077% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.077% fail on Exhaust system
Read the Honest John Review

  • Hyundai Santa Fe (2012 - 2018)
    Sleek looks and good quality interior. Refined and quiet on the move. Available with seven seats. Well equipped as standard. Excellent 2.2 CRDi diesel. 5-year unlimited mileage warranty.

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