SEAT Altea MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.0% pass rate
from 1,394 tests in 2020
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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Altea is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.65% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.29% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.29% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.29% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.072% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.072% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes
    • 4.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (52% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (64% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.072% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.072% fail on Cable
    • 0.65% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.50% fail on Rbt
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.22% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.072% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.072% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.072% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.072% fail on Rbt
          • 0.072% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.072% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.072% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension
    • 2.7% fail on Springs
      • 2.7% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.7% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.072% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.22% fail on Suspension arms (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.93% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.072% fail on Driver's view
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.072% fail on Attachment
    • 0.072% fail on Airbags
      • 0.072% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.65% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.65% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.36% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.072% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.29% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.50% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Transmission
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
        • 0.072% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.072% fail on Body
      • 0.072% fail on Other body component
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.072% fail on Condition
  • 0.072% fail on Steering
    • 0.072% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint
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