Hyundai Santa Fe MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.7% pass rate
from 4,447 tests in 2020
(16% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Santa Fe is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (23% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.94% fail on Headlamps (90% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Side repeaters (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.022% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.022% fail on Horn
    • 0.067% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.022% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.022% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.022% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Brake linings (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.45% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.090% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.067% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.045% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.090% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.067% fail on Rbt
          • 0.045% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.022% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.090% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Electronic parking brake (26 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.9% fail on Visibility
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.067% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.067% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.067% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on Tread depth (63% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 0.63% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.49% fail on Compression ignition (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.090% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.090% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.045% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.045% fail on Other leaks (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Identification of the vehicle (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.54% fail on Suspension
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.022% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.045% fail on Axles (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (17 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.022% fail on Springs
      • 0.022% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.022% fail on Coil spring
  • 0.22% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.067% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.045% fail on Body
      • 0.045% fail on Other body component
    • 0.045% fail on Seats
      • 0.045% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.022% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.022% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.022% fail on System
    • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.022% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.022% fail on Transmission
      • 0.022% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.022% fail on Joints
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.045% fail on Requirements (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.067% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
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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