SEAT Altea MOT Results

Registered in 2012
81.0% pass rate
from 1,546 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Altea is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.97% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps (58% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Position lamps (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front lamps (72% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.065% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.19% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.065% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.065% fail on Horn
  • 6.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.97% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.91% fail on Washers
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.065% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.065% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Suspension
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Coil springs (76% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.065% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.065% fail on Front
    • 0.065% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.065% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.065% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (36% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.065% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.39% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.065% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.065% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.065% fail on Leaks
  • 0.52% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.52% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.065% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
  • 0.39% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Load security (32 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Bootlid (38 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.39% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.13% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Cap
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.065% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.065% fail on Attachment
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