Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2011
78.8% pass rate
from 13,142 tests in 2017
(14% better than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 10.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (99% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Switch
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (16% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (21% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Front lamps (19% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Rear lamps (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Switch (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (24% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (26% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.046% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0076% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
      • 0.0076% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.86% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Horn (97% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
      • 0.0076% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.046% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
      • 0.0076% fail on Lamp
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension (9.7% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Location
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Drive shafts (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Front drive shafts (38% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Constant velocity joints (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0076% fail on Couplings
    • 0.65% fail on Suspension arms (31% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0076% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.21% fail on Front (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Rear
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints (55% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.046% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.038% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.015% fail on Trailing arms (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0076% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0076% fail on Condition
    • 0.0076% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0076% fail on Attachment
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (12% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (20% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Size/type
    • 0.076% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.0076% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.076% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.95% fail on Brake performance (38% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear wheels (27% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front wheels (39% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Parking brake performance (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.091% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.068% fail on Components (72% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0076% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0076% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.053% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0076% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.099% fail on ABS
    • 0.084% fail on Parking brake (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.023% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.023% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.015% fail on Lever
      • 0.0076% fail on Pivot
    • 0.015% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.015% fail on Pedal
        • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.0076% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0076% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0076% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Wipers (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Washers (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.099% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.76% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.091% fail on Seat belts (60% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Requirements
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
  • 0.48% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (46% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on System (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Cap (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0076% fail on Tank
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (75% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.24% fail on Registration plates and VIN (39% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plate (39% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.023% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Steering (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Track rod end (72% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.030% fail on Power steering
      • 0.030% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0076% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0076% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0076% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.068% fail on Body condition
    • 0.038% fail on Engine mountings (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0076% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.023% fail on Seats
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
      • 0.0076% fail on Passengers
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