Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2000
51.4% pass rate
from 1,252 tests in 2017
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (41% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (48% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.48% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.080% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (63% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.88% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.80% fail on Battery
    • 0.64% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.40% fail on Lamp (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Switch
    • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.080% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
    • 7.3% fail on Coil springs (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Location
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.32% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (46% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front drive shafts (45% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (49% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Couplings (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 2.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front
      • 0.16% fail on Rear (87% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.40% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Component mounting (94% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.080% fail on Condition
    • 0.080% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
    • 0.080% fail on Axles
      • 0.080% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.080% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.0% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.32% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance (86% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.7% fail on Components
        • 3.1% fail on Pipes
        • 1.8% fail on Hoses
        • 0.24% fail on Servos (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.32% fail on Leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.080% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Hub components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.88% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.5% fail on ABS
    • 0.72% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.72% fail on Condition
    • 0.72% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.16% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.16% fail on Pedal
        • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Components
        • 0.16% fail on Servos
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.7% fail on Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system (31% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.24% fail on Cap
      • 0.24% fail on System
      • 0.080% fail on Tank
    • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.80% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
    • 0.080% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.8% fail on Steering (67% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Steering system (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.32% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.24% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.080% fail on Free play
        • 0.080% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.72% fail on Power steering
      • 0.40% fail on Other components
      • 0.24% fail on Operation
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.080% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (36% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition
      • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment
  • 3.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Passengers front (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Body condition (63% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.080% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.080% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.080% fail on Chassis
    • 0.080% fail on Seats
      • 0.080% fail on Passengers
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.32% fail on Attachment
  • 0.080% fail on Towbars
    • 0.080% fail on Towbar

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