Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2013
69.6% pass rate
from 1,387 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.

  • 12% fail on Steering (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 12% fail on Steering linkage components (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 12% fail on Track rod end (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Steering rack (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Steering play (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 7.5% fail on Suspension (27% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.6% fail on Springs (7.2% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (7.1% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring (6.9% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.65% fail on Shock absorbers (8.3% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.072% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.072% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.072% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 6.4% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Brake linings and pads (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Brake pads (94% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs and drums (40% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rbt (55% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (56% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (26% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Rbt
          • 0.072% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Electronic parking brake (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (96% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Anti-lock braking system (46% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability control (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.36% fail on Rigid brake pipes (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim (12% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (9.0% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.87% fail on Direction indicators (16% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Flashing type (16% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment (7.4% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.072% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.072% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres (3.0% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (9.5% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (7.4% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on View to rear
      • 0.072% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.94% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other passenger's door (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Hinge
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (68% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Joints (66% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.072% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.072% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.072% fail on Bracket
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Requirements (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (40% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Identification of the vehicle (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plates (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels (30% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust emissions (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.072% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.072% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.072% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
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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