SEAT Exeo MOT Results

Registered in 2010
72.8% pass rate
from 1,645 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Exeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps (92% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.97% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Headlamp (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Battery
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (92% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (92% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.061% fail on Side repeaters
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
    • 0.12% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension
    • 5.3% fail on Coil springs (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.55% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (84% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Constant velocity joints (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.061% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.061% fail on Front
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.49% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.67% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.43% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Rear wheels (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.67% fail on Components
        • 0.67% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.061% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 1.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Washers (63% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.36% fail on Wipers (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.061% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 0.85% fail on Steering
    • 0.73% fail on Steering system
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.24% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.061% fail on Free play
        • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
  • 0.85% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.55% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Condition
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.30% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.061% fail on Body condition
  • 0.30% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (79% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.061% fail on Cap
    • 0.061% fail on Emissions not tested
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