Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2014
85.3% pass rate
from 18,431 tests in 2020
(29% better than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (13% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (16% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Size/type (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (31% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.87% fail on Headlamps (31% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Headlamp (31% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Position lamp (54% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (50% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0054% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0054% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.081% fail on Direction indicators (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Flashing type (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Individual direction indicators (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Electrical equipment (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.016% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0054% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0054% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (30% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (19% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (19% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (18% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0054% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.35% fail on Brake discs and drums (32% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Brake discs (32% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0054% fail on Cable
        • 0.0054% fail on Lever
    • 0.44% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (38% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Rbt (37% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (35% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0054% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0054% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.065% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.065% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.054% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (80% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on Rbt (sp) (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0054% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.022% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Parking brake performance (92% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Rbt (91% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0054% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0054% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.081% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.033% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.011% fail on Anti-lock braking system (80% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.027% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.016% fail on Parking brake control (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.011% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0054% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.011% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0054% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.0054% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.0054% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0054% fail on Other components
  • 2.1% fail on Suspension
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.0054% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.32% fail on Springs (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Coil springs (61% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Coil spring (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.081% fail on Suspension arms (88% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint dust cover (83% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Visibility (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Wipers (85% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Washers (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.033% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.033% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.027% fail on View to rear
      • 0.027% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.011% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.84% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.76% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition (28% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (75% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (93% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0054% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.0054% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.076% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.076% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0054% fail on Undertray
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Condition
  • 0.28% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.0054% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0054% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0054% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0054% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.22% fail on Body, chassis, structure (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Drive shafts (74% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.016% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.011% fail on Flexible couplings (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0054% fail on Joints
    • 0.033% fail on Doors
      • 0.022% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.022% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0054% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0054% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0054% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0054% fail on Door condition
    • 0.027% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.016% fail on Undertray
    • 0.011% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Body
      • 0.011% fail on Other body component
    • 0.0054% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0054% fail on System
    • 0.0054% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0054% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0054% fail on Seats
      • 0.0054% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.081% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.043% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.027% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Track rod end (88% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0054% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0054% fail on Operation
    • 0.0054% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0054% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0054% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0054% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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