Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2010
73.9% pass rate
from 12,262 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.7% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Individual lamps (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.016% fail on Switch
        • 0.0082% fail on Tell tales
      • 0.0082% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0082% fail on Tell tales
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (29% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.049% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0082% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.057% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.041% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0082% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0082% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Switch (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.23% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.098% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.065% fail on Trailer electrical socket (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.016% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.9% fail on Suspension (9.7% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Coil springs (28% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Location
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Drive shafts (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front drive shafts (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (71% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0082% fail on Couplings
    • 0.95% fail on Suspension arms (26% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0082% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.31% fail on Front (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear
    • 0.26% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.065% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.024% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.024% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.016% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.016% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0082% fail on Condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0082% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0082% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0082% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0082% fail on Attachment
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (11% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (18% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0082% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (19% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Brake back plates (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.44% fail on Front wheels (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0082% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0082% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0082% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.073% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
      • 0.0082% fail on Fitment
    • 0.13% fail on ABS
    • 0.098% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.033% fail on Service brake control components (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.024% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0082% fail on Cable
    • 0.024% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0082% fail on Warning
      • 0.0082% fail on Components
        • 0.0082% fail on Reservoirs
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (34% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (32% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Washers (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.049% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0082% fail on Requirements
  • 0.72% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on System (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.0082% fail on Tank
    • 0.23% fail on Exhaust system (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Emissions (54% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0082% fail on Condition
  • 0.27% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.049% fail on Engine mountings (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Doors (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0082% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Passengers
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0082% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0082% fail on Chassis
  • 0.16% fail on Steering (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering system (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Track rod end (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack (81% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0082% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0082% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0082% fail on Locking devices
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