Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 1999
50.5% pass rate
from 275 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.36% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.36% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.36% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.36% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.8% fail on Suspension arms (96% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.5% fail on Springs (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Coil spring (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.73% fail on Anti-roll bar (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage
      • 0.36% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.73% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.73% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.36% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.36% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.36% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.36% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.36% fail on Cable
        • 0.36% fail on Linkage
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.5% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.1% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.36% fail on Lever
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.36% fail on Servos
  • 8.4% fail on Visibility
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.73% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.73% fail on View to rear
      • 0.73% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.36% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition
      • 0.36% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.36% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
    • 0.36% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.36% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.36% fail on Tank
    • 0.36% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.36% fail on Body
      • 0.36% fail on Other body component
    • 0.36% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.36% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.9% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Steering
    • 5.1% fail on Steering linkage components (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.36% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.36% fail on Drag link end
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.36% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
      • 0.36% fail on Other components
    • 0.36% fail on Steering column
    • 0.36% fail on Steering play
      • 0.36% fail on Steering rack
  • 4.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 0.73% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.73% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.36% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.36% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment

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