Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2013
80.7% pass rate
from 12,756 tests in 2020
(20% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp (35% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.039% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (35% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Position lamps (25% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Position lamp (26% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.45% fail on Direction indicators (29% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Flashing type (28% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.10% fail on Individual direction indicators (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.094% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Electrical equipment (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Horn (67% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.039% fail on Reversing lamps (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Reversing lamps (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.0078% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0078% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.0078% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0078% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.071% fail on Size/type
    • 0.039% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Springs (17% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Coil springs (17% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Coil spring (17% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Mounting
    • 0.71% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0078% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0078% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.38% fail on Suspension arms (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (40% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.039% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (17% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (16% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.47% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.47% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0078% fail on Cable
    • 0.89% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt
          • 0.59% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.071% fail on Service brake imbalance (55% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (71% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.094% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.031% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.071% fail on Parking brake performance (65% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.071% fail on Rbt (64% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.055% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.031% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.094% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.094% fail on Lever
    • 0.086% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.078% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-lock braking system (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.071% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0078% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.063% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.024% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (84% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Hand lever (81% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Pedal
    • 0.016% fail on Rigid brake pipes (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility (69% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Wipers (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.063% fail on View to rear
      • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0078% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.055% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.055% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.0078% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition (38% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.031% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (85% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.51% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.016% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine oil leaks (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.016% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0078% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0078% fail on Undertray
  • 0.83% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0078% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0078% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.59% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Transmission
      • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Joints
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0078% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.024% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.016% fail on Joints
        • 0.0078% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.071% fail on Doors
      • 0.039% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.039% fail on Door condition
      • 0.031% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition
    • 0.047% fail on Exhaust system (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.039% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.016% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0078% fail on Tank
      • 0.0078% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0078% fail on System
    • 0.016% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0078% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.016% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0078% fail on Body
      • 0.0078% fail on Panel
    • 0.0078% fail on Seats
      • 0.0078% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0078% fail on Condition
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.14% fail on Steering (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Track rod end (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.039% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.039% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.031% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0078% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0078% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0078% fail on Doors
      • 0.0078% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.0078% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0078% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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