Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2014
80.2% pass rate
from 2,504 tests in 2020
(3.8% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.4% fail on Brakes (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (73% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Brake pads (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake discs and drums (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Brake discs (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (9.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rbt (22% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance (6.9% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (7.0% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rbt (sp) (8.2% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.040% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake performance (68% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance (1.0% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.080% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Brake performance not tested (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (41% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Electronic parking brake (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.040% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (4.7% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (19% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 4.6% fail on Steering (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Power steering
      • 0.040% fail on Other components
  • 4.0% fail on Visibility (2.3% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (33% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Washers (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Driver's view (6.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.040% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.040% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.040% fail on View to rear
      • 0.040% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Headlamps (39% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Side repeaters (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamp aim (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp aim (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (15% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (14% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment (42% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Trailer electrical socket (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.040% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.040% fail on Position lamp
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers (78% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension arms (52% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint (21% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars (40% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage ball joints (23% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Springs (95% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Coil springs (95% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on Coil spring (95% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Other suspension component (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Axles
      • 0.040% fail on Axle
  • 0.40% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (65% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (27% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Spark ignition (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 0.24% fail on Body, chassis, structure (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Transmission (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.040% fail on Joints
      • 0.040% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.040% fail on Prop shaft
        • 0.040% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.040% fail on Other body component
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates (25% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.080% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.080% fail on Road Wheels (64% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Attachment (53% better than other 2014 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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