Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2001
52.0% pass rate
from 3,136 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.6% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (25% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Individual lamps (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on All direction indicators (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps (25% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.92% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
      • 0.032% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Fog lamp (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.45% fail on Battery (57% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
      • 0.22% fail on Lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.19% fail on Horn (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.096% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.064% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 8.0% fail on Suspension arms (71% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 7.0% fail on Coil springs (87% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Condition (90% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Location
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Presence
    • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front drive shafts (46% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (45% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (50% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.64% fail on Rear
    • 0.57% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.35% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Component mounting (90% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
      • 0.064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
      • 0.064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.032% fail on Axles
      • 0.032% fail on Axle beam
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance (84% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance (49% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Components (33% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Pipes (32% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses
        • 0.096% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.096% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.064% fail on Servos
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake calipers (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Wheel cylinder (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.2% fail on ABS (58% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.92% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.35% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.032% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.032% fail on Lever
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.96% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.064% fail on Cap
      • 0.032% fail on Tank
      • 0.032% fail on Hose
  • 8.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.064% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (28% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Steering (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Steering system (57% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.32% fail on Free play (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Steering rack (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.096% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
        • 0.064% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.064% fail on Other components
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
      • 0.032% fail on Rams
    • 0.064% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.032% fail on Steering control
      • 0.032% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Passengers other (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Load security
      • 0.096% fail on Tailgate (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.096% fail on Seats
      • 0.064% fail on Drivers
      • 0.032% fail on Passengers
    • 0.032% fail on Body security
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
    • 0.73% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% fail on Hubs
    • 0.032% fail on Condition

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