Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 1999
55.4% pass rate
from 542 tests in 2017
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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.3% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.74% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Battery
    • 0.18% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.0% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (63% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts (62% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (62% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.74% fail on Condition
    • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Component mounting (92% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.55% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.37% fail on Front
      • 0.18% fail on Rear
    • 0.37% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.37% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.37% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes (60% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Hoses
        • 0.18% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.18% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.18% fail on Servos
      • 0.37% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.55% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.18% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.6% fail on ABS
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.37% fail on Pedal
        • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
      • 0.18% fail on Components
        • 0.18% fail on Servos
    • 0.18% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (34% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (57% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
      • 0.18% fail on System
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.92% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.74% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.37% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.1% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Passengers other (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Drivers (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Body condition (73% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Speedometer
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.55% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.18% fail on Drag link end
  • 2.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (56% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
    • 0.92% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.92% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.92% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plate

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