SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2015
86.6% pass rate
from 18,394 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Leon is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.1% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.011% fail on Size/type (81% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (14% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.060% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.016% fail on View to rear
      • 0.016% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0054% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.022% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0054% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0054% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.17% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual direction indicators (99% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.011% fail on Side repeaters (95% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps (59% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp (57% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Rear reflectors (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.060% fail on Horn
      • 0.0054% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.054% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (72% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Rear fog lamp (72% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.038% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.022% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Brakes (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (18% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs and drums (51% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Brake discs (51% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance (43% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (32% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (41% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.082% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.049% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.033% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.033% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.060% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.060% fail on Lever
    • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0054% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.016% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.016% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (75% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0054% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.011% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.011% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0054% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0054% fail on Pedal
    • 0.0054% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0054% fail on Other components
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Springs (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Coil springs (65% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Coil spring (64% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.043% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0054% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.022% fail on Suspension arms (94% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes (92% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0054% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0054% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0054% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.54% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.32% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0054% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0054% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0054% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.21% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.016% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.011% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.011% fail on Particulate filter (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.011% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0054% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0054% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.29% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Seat belts (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Body, chassis, structure (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Transmission (74% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Doors
      • 0.022% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.022% fail on Door condition
      • 0.011% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.011% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.033% fail on Body
      • 0.027% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0054% fail on Panel
    • 0.027% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.022% fail on Exhaust system (86% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Seats
      • 0.011% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.016% fail on Undertray
    • 0.011% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.011% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.011% fail on Bracket (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0054% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment (86% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Condition
  • 0.054% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Steering linkage components (80% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Track rod end (87% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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