SEAT Altea XL MOT Results

Registered in 2010
64.3% pass rate
from 143 tests in 2020
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.

  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 7.0% fail on Springs
      • 7.0% fail on Coil springs
        • 7.0% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
  • 6.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.70% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.70% fail on Horn
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.70% fail on Rbt
          • 0.70% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.70% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.70% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.70% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.70% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 3.5% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 3.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Joints
      • 0.70% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.70% fail on Joints
    • 0.70% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.70% fail on Doors
      • 0.70% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.70% fail on Catch
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
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