Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2003
53.3% pass rate
from 5,663 tests in 2017
(3.8% better than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (10% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Registration plate lamp (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Position lamps (18% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Rear lamps (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (23% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (67% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Headlamp (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.035% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.018% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Fog lamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Switch
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.32% fail on Battery (64% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.071% fail on Lamp
      • 0.053% fail on Switch
      • 0.035% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.035% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (81% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Horn
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 7.6% fail on Coil springs (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Location
    • 5.9% fail on Suspension arms (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.3% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.3% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.018% fail on Couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Front (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Component mounting (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Subframe mounting (91% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.088% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.071% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.053% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on Axles
      • 0.018% fail on Axle beam
  • 14% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.035% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Components (49% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes (53% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.83% fail on Hoses (37% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.071% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.071% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Valves (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.30% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.053% fail on Brake drums (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.035% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.2% fail on ABS
    • 0.99% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.99% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.19% fail on Pedal
        • 0.19% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.11% fail on Cable
      • 0.018% fail on Pivot
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.053% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Components
        • 0.035% fail on Servos
        • 0.018% fail on Hoses
    • 0.088% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.018% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.7% fail on Steering (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Steering system (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Free play
        • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.11% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
      • 0.071% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.018% fail on Operation
      • 0.018% fail on Pump
      • 0.018% fail on Rams
    • 0.035% fail on Steering control
      • 0.035% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.035% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (12% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Windscreen (48% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.088% fail on Fuel system (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Tank
      • 0.035% fail on Cap (87% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pipe
  • 6.9% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Size/type
    • 0.053% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Passengers other (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Passengers front (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Body condition (62% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seats
      • 0.071% fail on Drivers
      • 0.035% fail on Passengers
    • 0.053% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.018% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.018% fail on Chassis
    • 0.018% fail on Body security
  • 1.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seat belts (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Requirements
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment
    • 0.51% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.41% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition

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