SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.2% pass rate
from 18,127 tests in 2017
(25% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Leon is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (66% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.017% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0055% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (40% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Size/type
    • 0.011% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.31% fail on Position lamps (37% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front lamps (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate lamp (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamps (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (80% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Horn (96% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.033% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0055% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0055% fail on Switch
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Fog lamp (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Switch
    • 0.017% fail on Battery
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.017% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.017% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (22% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (21% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Brake discs (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.23% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Front wheels (48% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Rear wheels (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.011% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0055% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.099% fail on Components
        • 0.061% fail on Hoses
        • 0.039% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.011% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0055% fail on Operation
    • 0.055% fail on Parking brake (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.017% fail on ABS
    • 0.0055% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0055% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0055% fail on Warning
  • 0.96% fail on Suspension
    • 0.75% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.066% fail on Rear
      • 0.055% fail on Front
    • 0.044% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Front drive shafts (74% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Constant velocity joints (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.022% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0055% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.017% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Suspension arms (92% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (92% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.088% fail on Seat belts (48% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Condition (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0055% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0055% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.055% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Emissions
    • 0.033% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.022% fail on Cap
      • 0.011% fail on System
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.011% fail on Exhaust system (92% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.099% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.055% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0055% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.017% fail on Body security
    • 0.0055% fail on Seats
      • 0.0055% fail on Passengers
  • 0.083% fail on Steering
    • 0.077% fail on Steering system
      • 0.050% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0055% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0055% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0055% fail on Steering operation

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