SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2013
85.2% pass rate
from 11,199 tests in 2017
(13% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Leon is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth (17% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.018% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.045% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (39% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.73% fail on Position lamps (25% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front lamps (31% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.0089% fail on Switch
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate lamp (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Headlamp (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.045% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0089% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0089% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0089% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (73% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.027% fail on Side repeaters (90% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0089% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.027% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.018% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.0089% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Location
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.089% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.089% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.045% fail on Front
      • 0.045% fail on Rear
    • 0.089% fail on Drive shafts (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Front drive shafts (58% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Constant velocity joints (58% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Suspension arms (93% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0089% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0089% fail on Condition
    • 0.0089% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 1.6% fail on Brakes (44% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Brake discs (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0089% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.11% fail on Rear wheels (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0089% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.089% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.063% fail on Components
        • 0.036% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.018% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0089% fail on Pipes
      • 0.0089% fail on Leaks
    • 0.018% fail on ABS
    • 0.018% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.0089% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0089% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.0089% fail on Warning
  • 0.45% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.071% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.080% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Emissions
    • 0.054% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.045% fail on Cap
      • 0.0089% fail on System
    • 0.027% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0089% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.054% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.036% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0089% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0089% fail on Body security
  • 0.027% fail on Steering (89% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Steering system (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0089% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0089% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.0089% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0089% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0089% fail on Operation

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