Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2002
52.5% pass rate
from 4,606 tests in 2017
(4.1% better than other 2002 cars)
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (6.5% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 10% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps (20% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Rear lamps (65% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Direction indicators (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Flashing type (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on All direction indicators (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
      • 0.022% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.022% fail on Tell tales
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.043% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp (69% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.39% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.30% fail on Switch
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Battery (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Horn (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.043% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.043% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension (8.0% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Coil springs (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (59% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Front drive shafts (46% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (47% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Couplings
      • 0.043% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Front
      • 0.43% fail on Rear (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.83% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting (93% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Spring mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms (66% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.065% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.043% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.043% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.022% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.022% fail on Suspension unit
  • 15% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels (27% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels (36% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.043% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Components (37% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Pipes (44% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.11% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.11% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Valves
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.24% fail on Operation (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.065% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.043% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.022% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.48% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.35% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.22% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Pipes
        • 0.022% fail on Valves
      • 0.065% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Operation
    • 0.065% fail on Mechanical components (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Lever
      • 0.022% fail on Cable
  • 8.9% fail on Steering (79% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Steering system (99% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.087% fail on Free play
        • 0.087% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.065% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
        • 0.022% fail on Steering component
    • 0.37% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.087% fail on Operation
      • 0.087% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.065% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.022% fail on Drive system
      • 0.022% fail on Rams
    • 0.043% fail on Steering control
      • 0.022% fail on Steering column
      • 0.022% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.022% fail on Universal joint
  • 8.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 2.3% fail on Washers (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Windscreen (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.043% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.087% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Cap
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.022% fail on Pipe
  • 3.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.7% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drivers (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.41% fail on Body condition (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Vehicle structure (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Chassis (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Seats (78% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers
    • 0.043% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.022% fail on Speedometer
  • 1.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.72% fail on Seat belts (72% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Requirements
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Condition

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