SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2016
82.9% pass rate
from 17,294 tests in 2020
(38% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Leon is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.5% fail on Visibility (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (97% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.017% fail on View to rear
      • 0.017% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Size/type
    • 0.029% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Headlamps (69% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (84% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (57% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors (170% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Direction indicators (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Flashing type (76% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.035% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.052% fail on Horn
      • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0058% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.069% fail on Position lamps (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Position lamp (58% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Stop lamp (85% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0058% fail on Switch
    • 0.052% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.052% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0058% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0058% fail on Switch
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Mechanical brake components (38% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0058% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.075% fail on Brake discs and drums (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Brake discs (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Brake performance (49% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.035% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Rbt (sp) (69% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.017% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.035% fail on Parking brake control (66% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Lever
    • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.023% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0058% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.012% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (87% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pedal
    • 0.012% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.012% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.046% fail on Springs (68% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Coil springs (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Coil spring (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0058% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0058% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.012% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0058% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0058% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0058% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0058% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.0058% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0058% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.30% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.28% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.098% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.064% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0058% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0058% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.0058% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.12% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.098% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.012% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0058% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.012% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.012% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0058% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0058% fail on Undertray
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.035% fail on Transmission
      • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.035% fail on Joints
    • 0.029% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.023% fail on Undertray
    • 0.012% fail on Body
      • 0.012% fail on Other body component
    • 0.012% fail on Doors
      • 0.0058% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0058% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0058% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0058% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0058% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0058% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0058% fail on Seats
      • 0.0058% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.16% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment
    • 0.058% fail on Condition
  • 0.012% fail on Steering (91% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0058% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0058% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0058% fail on Steering rack

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