SEAT Exeo MOT Results

Registered in 2011
76.7% pass rate
from 1,816 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Exeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.83% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Headlamp (51% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.055% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.055% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.055% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.055% fail on Side repeaters
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Condition (53% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.28% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.055% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.9% fail on Coil springs (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.39% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Shock absorbers (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.22% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
      • 0.055% fail on Front
    • 0.17% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.055% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.88% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Components
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Operation
    • 0.055% fail on ABS
  • 1.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Washers (60% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Wipers (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.055% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.61% fail on Steering
    • 0.61% fail on Steering system
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.055% fail on Power steering
      • 0.055% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.055% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.61% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.39% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.055% fail on Attachment
  • 0.33% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.055% fail on Cap
    • 0.11% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.22% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Doors
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers other
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  • 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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