SEAT Toledo MOT Results

Registered in 2014
73.9% pass rate
from 1,190 tests in 2020
(22% worse 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 Toledo is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (90% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (95% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (21% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (6.9% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (13% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (13% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Direction indicators (26% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Flashing type (26% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Individual direction indicators (32% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Battery(ies) (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Horn
    • 0.084% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.084% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.084% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.084% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.084% fail on Switch
    • 0.084% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.084% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes (64% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (64% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Brake pads (36% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.084% fail on Clevis joint
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (62% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (65% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance (83% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester (28 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.084% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.084% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.084% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.084% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.17% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (25% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp) (32% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake imbalance (99% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.084% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake control (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system (82% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (31% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Suspension (83% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Ball joint (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage ball joints (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins and bushes (41 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (13 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Springs (40% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Coil springs (40% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Coil spring (40% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Wheel bearings (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.084% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (28% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (3.5% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Drive shaft (52 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.17% fail on Prop shafts (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Panel
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component
    • 0.17% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.084% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.084% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.084% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.084% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.084% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.084% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.084% fail on Doors
      • 0.084% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.084% fail on Door condition
    • 0.084% fail on Undertray
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (1.8% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers (6.4% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (9.4% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.084% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.084% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (66% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.67% fail on Steering (34% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Steering linkage components (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end (13% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.084% fail on Operation
    • 0.084% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.42% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (44% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (2.3% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
  • 0.25% fail on Identification of the vehicle (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Registration plates (18% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.084% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.084% fail on Attachment
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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