SEAT Cordoba MOT Results

Registered in 2003
46.8% pass rate
from 173 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Cordoba is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 6.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Rear reflectors (24 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.58% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.58% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.58% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 9.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.58% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.58% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.58% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 5.8% fail on Springs
      • 5.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.2% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.58% fail on Joints
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Body (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Panel (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other body component (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Seats
      • 0.58% fail on Driver's seat
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.58% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.58% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.58% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.58% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.58% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.58% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.58% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.58% fail on Lever
    • 0.58% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.58% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.58% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.58% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 9.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.58% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.2% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Condition
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.58% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.58% fail on View to rear
      • 0.58% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 2.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.9% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.7% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Operation
    • 0.58% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
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