SEAT Altea XL MOT Results

Registered in 2007
56.1% pass rate
from 408 tests in 2017
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Altea XL is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 11% fail on Coil springs (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 10% fail on Condition (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Location
    • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Front drive shafts (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.49% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.25% fail on Front
      • 0.25% fail on Rear
    • 0.49% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamp aim (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Rear lamps (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Front lamps (73% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (58% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.74% fail on Battery
    • 0.74% fail on Horn
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.74% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.0% fail on ABS (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Restricted movement
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.98% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.74% fail on Emissions
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.49% fail on System
      • 0.25% fail on Cap
    • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.74% fail on Washers
    • 0.49% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.49% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.49% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.49% fail on Seats
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.25% fail on Body condition
  • 0.25% fail on Steering
    • 0.25% fail on Steering system
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
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