Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2000
52.5% pass rate
from 779 tests in 2020
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 8.6% fail on Suspension arms (66% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
    • 6.2% fail on Springs (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.64% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.64% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.51% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.51% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Axles
      • 0.13% fail on Axle
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 3.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.77% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.64% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.39% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
    • 0.64% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Servos (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.64% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.64% fail on Lever
    • 0.64% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.77% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.77% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.13% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.26% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.26% fail on Switch
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.4% fail on Spark ignition (37% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (38% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 3.5% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (8 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.0% fail on Steering (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Track rod end (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.13% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.77% fail on Power steering
      • 0.64% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.51% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 7.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (49% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Joints
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.51% fail on Door condition
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
        • 0.13% fail on Catch
    • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.39% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on View to rear
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.26% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
      • 0.51% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.26% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Speedometer (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment

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