SEAT Leon MOT Results

Registered in 2016
86.6% pass rate
from 16,132 tests in 2020
(10.0% better 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.

  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (22% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Condition (27% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (18% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Size/type (14% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Visibility (7.2% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (29% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (67% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Condition of glass (34% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Windscreen (35% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Driver's view (18% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on View to rear (69% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Mirrors (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (44% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (7.1% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (4.4% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0062% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.068% fail on Electrical equipment (13% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Horn (17% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.056% fail on Stop lamp (89% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Individual direction indicators (40% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Side repeaters (95% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.050% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Switch
    • 0.043% fail on Rear reflectors (73% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.0062% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.0062% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0062% fail on Switch
    • 0.0062% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0062% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0062% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0062% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (25% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (20% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums (54% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (21% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (19% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance (19% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake imbalance (30% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Brake performance not tested (1.5% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (78% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Rbt (sp) (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (49% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0062% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0062% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.031% fail on Hydraulic systems (51% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake fluid (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.031% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (46% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Anti-lock braking system (29% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic stability control (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Parking brake control (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Lever (78% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (27% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0062% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0062% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0062% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.0062% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0062% fail on Other components
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension (4.5% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Springs (55% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Coil spring (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Wheel bearings (22% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0062% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0062% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0062% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0062% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0062% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0062% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0062% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.0062% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0062% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.46% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (22% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Spark ignition (15% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Catalyst emissions (90% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (15% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0062% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.087% fail on Compression ignition (65% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0062% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0062% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.0062% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0062% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.25% fail on Identification of the vehicle (29% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (26% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.20% fail on Body, chassis, structure (44% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Transmission (38% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts (36% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.068% fail on Joints (36% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0062% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.062% fail on Exhaust system (40% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Bumpers (23% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Seats (3.2% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Passenger's seat (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.012% fail on Body (57% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0062% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0062% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0062% fail on Doors
      • 0.0062% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0062% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0062% fail on Undertray
  • 0.19% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (21% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (16% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Requirements (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0062% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels (25% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment (28% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Condition (19% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.043% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering linkage components (77% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0062% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0062% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0062% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.0062% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0062% fail on Anchorages

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