Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2013
72.2% pass rate
from 1,505 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.2% fail on Steering (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Steering linkage components (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Track rod end (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Suspension (54% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (87% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.20% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.066% fail on Ball joint
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (60% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (80% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (81% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.27% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.066% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.066% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.066% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Electronic parking brake (27 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.066% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.86% fail on Headlamps (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.80% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.80% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.066% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.066% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.66% fail on Stop lamp (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.066% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.066% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.066% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Position lamp
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.40% fail on Washers (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.066% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.73% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.33% fail on Transmission
      • 0.27% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.20% fail on Joints
        • 0.066% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.066% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.066% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.066% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on System
  • 0.73% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.066% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.066% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.066% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.066% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
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  • 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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