Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.0% pass rate
from 2,140 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.7% fail on Suspension arms (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint dust cover (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.5% fail on Springs (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (85% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joints (64% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (72% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.093% fail on Ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.75% fail on Macpherson strut (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.75% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.51% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.42% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.047% fail on Axles
      • 0.047% fail on Axle
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.047% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.93% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.047% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Electrical equipment (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.093% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.093% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.28% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.28% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (38% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.98% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.56% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.047% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.047% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.33% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.37% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.42% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Leaks (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.42% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.047% fail on Servos
      • 0.047% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.047% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.047% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.047% fail on Valves
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 9.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.6% fail on Spark ignition (21% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (31% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.14% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 3.8% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.093% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.047% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.42% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Transmission (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Joints (51% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.093% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.093% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.093% fail on Tank
      • 0.093% fail on Pipe
      • 0.093% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Panel
      • 0.093% fail on Other body component
    • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
    • 0.093% fail on Chassis (89% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Chassis condition (89% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Seats
      • 0.047% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.047% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.047% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 7.1% fail on Steering (69% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Steering linkage components (97% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Track rod end (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.047% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.84% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.84% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.56% fail on Steering play (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
      • 0.047% fail on Pump
    • 0.093% fail on Steering column
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Visibility (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Washers (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.47% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.047% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.37% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.093% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
    • 0.75% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Airbags
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
  • 0.093% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.047% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.047% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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