SEAT Altea XL MOT Results

Registered in 2009
62.3% pass rate
from 239 tests in 2017
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Altea XL is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Suspension (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 5.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.8% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.84% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.84% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.84% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.42% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.84% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.42% fail on Fog lamp
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.42% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.6% fail on Hub components
      • 3.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.42% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.42% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.84% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.42% fail on Components
        • 0.42% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.42% fail on ABS
  • 4.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.84% fail on Washers
  • 3.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Cap (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on System
  • 1.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.84% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.84% fail on Doors
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.42% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.42% fail on Condition
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