SEAT Altea XL MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.2% pass rate
from 116 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Altea XL is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.86% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.86% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.86% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.86% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.86% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.86% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.86% fail on Individual lamps
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.86% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.86% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 0.86% fail on Wipers
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