SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2014
82.1% pass rate
from 19,389 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.

  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (8.4% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (12% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (6.4% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Size/type (56% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility (3.1% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (17% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (23% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen (72% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Driver's view (2.8% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on View to rear (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Mirrors (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Bonnet (31% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (10% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (5.3% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (18% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (18% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs and drums (40% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (63% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Lever (1.8% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Cable
    • 0.76% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Service brake performance (22% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (23% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake imbalance (44% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (11% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (65% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Rbt (sp) (64% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake imbalance (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Rbt (86% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Parking brake performance (84% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0052% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.021% fail on Brake performance not tested (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Parking brake control (19% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Lever (9.4% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Electronic stability control (44% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Anti-lock braking system (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Hydraulic systems (88% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Brake fluid (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs (91% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4.9% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Hand lever (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Pedal
    • 0.010% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (63% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0052% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0052% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0052% fail on Other components
  • 3.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (19% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (74% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device (10% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Direction indicators (38% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Flashing type (38% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual direction indicators (87% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps (51% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Reversing lamps (55% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment (35% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (25% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.0052% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Rear reflectors (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Position lamps (6.8% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Position lamp (14% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.0052% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0052% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 2.4% fail on Suspension (32% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Springs (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Coil springs (57% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Coil spring (57% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings (24% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension arms (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Pins and bushes (83% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage ball joints (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut (2.9% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins and bushes (1.5% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (4.3% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0052% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0052% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0052% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0052% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (5.8% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (6.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Spark ignition (5.8% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (0.095% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Catalyst emissions (29% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested (68% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0052% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.51% fail on Compression ignition (4.6% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (93% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0052% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0052% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.031% fail on Fluid leaks (31% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Engine oil leaks (23% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Joints (83% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Drive shaft (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Exhaust system (82% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Bumpers (16% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Doors (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Front passenger's door (7.5% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Door condition (12% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Other passenger's door (69% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0052% fail on Catch
    • 0.031% fail on Undertray (88% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on System
    • 0.010% fail on Body (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Panel
      • 0.0052% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0052% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0052% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.0052% fail on Seats
      • 0.0052% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Condition (66% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates (23% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (20% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts (40% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Requirements
  • 0.062% fail on Steering (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Steering linkage components (91% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Track rod end (93% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0052% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.026% fail on Steering gear (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Steering rack (47% better than other 2014 cars)

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