SEAT Altea XL MOT Results

Registered in 2010
70.3% pass rate
from 138 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2010 cars)
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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Altea XL is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Suspension (15% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Springs (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs (48% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Coil spring (48% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (3.1% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (52% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance (0.72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (56% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (8.1% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.0% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.72% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt
          • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres (1.8% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (22% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility (14% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (13% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (6.2% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (69% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.72% fail on Stop lamp
  • 2.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (40% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (9.1% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.72% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.72% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (85% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.72% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.72% fail on Attachment
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