SEAT Exeo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
74.4% pass rate
from 914 tests in 2017
(22% better than other 2009 cars)
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Exeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps (61% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps (76% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.98% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Coil springs (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.33% fail on Front
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
    • 0.33% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.44% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.77% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.98% fail on Brake performance (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.55% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.44% fail on Components
        • 0.44% fail on Hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 2.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Washers (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.77% fail on Steering
    • 0.77% fail on Steering system
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
  • 0.77% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (61% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.22% fail on Doors
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers other
Read the Honest John Review

  • SEAT Exeo (2009 - 2013)
    2.0 TDI surprisingly good to drive. Very economical. Exceptionally solid build. Multitronic auto option from 2011. Good value.

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