SEAT Toledo MOT Results

Registered in 2016
80.8% pass rate
from 755 tests in 2020
(42% 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 Toledo is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (70% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (72% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.79% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.66% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.79% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.40% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.40% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies) (27 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Suspension (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (26 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (52 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joints (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.8% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.66% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.40% fail on Brake performance not tested (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 0.40% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.40% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (20 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (23 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Transmission (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Drive shafts (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Joints (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.40% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.13% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.40% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.26% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% 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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