SEAT Exeo MOT Results

Registered in 2012
82.0% pass rate
from 1,136 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Exeo is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.88% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.088% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.088% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.088% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.088% fail on Switch
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.44% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.70% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.35% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.088% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.088% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.088% fail on Components
        • 0.088% fail on Hoses
    • 0.088% fail on ABS
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (46% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.26% fail on Rear
      • 0.088% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.088% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.088% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.088% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.088% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.088% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.088% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Wipers (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.79% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.26% fail on Installation check (184 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Belt(s)/padding (270 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Requirements
    • 0.088% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.088% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.35% fail on Seats (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers (17 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Drivers
    • 0.088% fail on Body condition
  • 0.18% fail on Steering
    • 0.18% fail on Steering system
      • 0.088% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.088% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
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