SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2013
80.4% pass rate
from 13,043 tests in 2020
(17% 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.

  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Size/type
    • 0.023% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (46% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.077% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.78% fail on Headlamps (56% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.54% fail on Position lamps (32% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Position lamp (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0077% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Stop lamp (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators (77% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type (77% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Individual direction indicators (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0077% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.100% fail on Horn
      • 0.015% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.069% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0077% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0077% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0077% fail on Switch
    • 0.0077% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0077% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass (96% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen (98% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.031% fail on View to rear
      • 0.031% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0077% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs and drums (41% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Brake discs (41% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.015% fail on Cable
        • 0.0077% fail on Lever
    • 0.63% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Rbt (36% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.061% fail on Service brake imbalance (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0077% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0077% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.077% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (82% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.038% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0077% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.031% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Rbt (92% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Parking brake performance (91% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.084% fail on Lever
    • 0.061% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.031% fail on Anti-lock braking system (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.046% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.046% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.038% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.015% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Hand lever (82% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0077% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0077% fail on Other components
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (34% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs (34% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring (34% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Anti-roll bars (46% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.023% fail on Linkage
      • 0.015% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0077% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.17% fail on Suspension arms (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.061% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0077% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0077% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.61% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0077% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0077% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.39% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0077% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.038% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.023% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.015% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0077% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0077% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.83% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.0077% fail on Requirements
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.45% fail on Body, chassis, structure (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.084% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0077% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0077% fail on System
    • 0.100% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Drive shafts (80% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Joints (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0077% fail on Joints
    • 0.077% fail on Exhaust system (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.038% fail on Body
      • 0.023% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
    • 0.031% fail on Undertray
    • 0.023% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.015% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0077% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0077% fail on Door condition
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.0077% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.0077% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0077% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0077% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0077% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0077% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0077% fail on Load security
      • 0.0077% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0077% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0077% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0077% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.092% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Track rod end (91% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Other components
        • 0.0077% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.046% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0077% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0077% fail on Operation

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