SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2014
83.9% pass rate
from 20,420 tests in 2020
(17% better 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.

  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (94% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Size/type (66% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.088% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0049% fail on Window
    • 0.069% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.015% fail on View to rear
      • 0.015% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0098% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.034% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.40% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Position lamp (45% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.034% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0049% fail on Switch
    • 0.093% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.078% fail on Horn
      • 0.0098% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0049% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.069% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.069% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0049% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0049% fail on Switch
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs and drums (44% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.015% fail on Lever
        • 0.0049% fail on Cable
    • 0.60% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (24% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (25% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance (28% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.093% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0098% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0049% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.069% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.034% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Rbt (76% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.064% fail on Lever
      • 0.0049% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0049% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0049% fail on Valves
    • 0.029% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.029% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0049% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0098% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (92% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Pedal
      • 0.0049% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.0098% fail on Rigid brake pipes (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0098% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.0049% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0049% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0049% fail on Other components
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Springs (60% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Coil springs (60% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Coil spring (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0049% fail on Mounting
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.083% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0098% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0049% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.054% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0098% fail on Linkage ball joints (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0049% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0049% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0049% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0049% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0049% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.77% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.72% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.45% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.020% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0049% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.27% fail on Compression ignition (40% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0098% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0049% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0049% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.0049% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0049% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0049% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.044% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0049% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.0049% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0049% fail on Undertray
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
    • 0.069% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Transmission (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Drive shafts (75% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Joints (75% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0049% fail on Joints
    • 0.029% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.029% fail on Body
      • 0.020% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0098% fail on Panel
    • 0.024% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0049% fail on System
    • 0.020% fail on Doors
      • 0.0098% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0098% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0049% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0049% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0049% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0049% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0098% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0049% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0049% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0049% fail on Seats
      • 0.0049% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.0049% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0049% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.064% fail on Seat belts (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.22% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0049% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.064% fail on Steering (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.034% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.029% fail on Steering linkage components (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0049% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.0049% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0049% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0049% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0049% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0049% fail on Anchorages

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