Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2015
83.8% pass rate
from 2,975 tests in 2020
(8.8% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (39% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Visibility (11% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Wipers (1.9% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view (55% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass (79% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen (81% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.034% fail on View to rear
      • 0.034% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (9.8% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake pads (58% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums (43% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Brake performance (36% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (58% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance (48% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.034% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (9.6% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Rbt (sp) (22% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake imbalance (22% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.034% fail on Rbt
          • 0.034% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.20% fail on Rigid brake pipes (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Parking brake control (45% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Electronic parking brake (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.67% fail on Direction indicators (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Flashing type (94% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators (19% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (52% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Stop lamp (87% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (80% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Switch
    • 0.034% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.034% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 0.67% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
    • 0.27% fail on Steering linkage components (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end (26% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.067% fail on Steering coupling (80 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Universal joint (84 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.64% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (21% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage ball joints (7.4% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Axles
      • 0.034% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.034% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.034% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.034% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.034% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.034% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.034% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.50% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (40% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust emissions (42% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (34% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (14% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.034% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plates (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.30% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission (50% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Drive shaft (31 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Joints
      • 0.034% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.034% fail on Joints
    • 0.067% fail on Bumpers (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.034% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.034% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.034% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.034% fail on Tank
    • 0.034% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.034% fail on Carrier
    • 0.034% fail on Towbar
      • 0.034% fail on Other towbar components
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels (10% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (24% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (45% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (3.3% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (18% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Requirements
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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