SEAT Toledo MOT Results

Registered in 2013
69.8% pass rate
from 1,608 tests in 2020
(30% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Toledo is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (95% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp (72% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp levelling device (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Battery(ies) (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Horn
    • 0.31% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.31% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.31% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.19% fail on Daytime running lamps (24 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Suspension (88% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes (37 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (94% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Suspension arm (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.062% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.062% fail on Mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.062% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.062% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.062% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.062% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (57% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes (74% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (53% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (54% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Lever (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Cable
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (90% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.75% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.75% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.44% fail on Rbt
          • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.062% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.31% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.44% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.25% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.062% fail on Pedal
    • 0.062% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid
  • 5.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Joints (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.062% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Passenger's seat (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Undertray (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Hose (81 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.062% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.062% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.062% fail on Body
      • 0.062% fail on Other body component
  • 3.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.062% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.062% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.062% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.87% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.87% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Engine oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.19% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.062% fail on View to rear
      • 0.062% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering linkage components (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Drag link end (24 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
        • 0.062% fail on Steering component
    • 0.50% fail on Steering gear (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering play (24 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack (25 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation (23 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Other components
  • 0.68% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
Read the Honest John Review

  • SEAT Toledo (2012 - 2018)
    Looks like a conventional saloon but is actually a hatchback. Huge boot space. Good quality and impressively spacious interior. Great value for money and an ideal family car.

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