Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2014
87.3% pass rate
from 17,038 tests in 2017
(11% 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.

  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (10% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (29% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.83% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.053% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (21% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.088% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.088% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.018% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0059% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0059% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate lamp (27% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Position lamps (43% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front lamps (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.0059% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.059% fail on Side repeaters (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.029% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Horn
    • 0.012% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0059% fail on Battery
    • 0.0059% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0059% fail on Tell tale
  • 1.5% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components (21% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.26% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.100% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.018% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0059% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.059% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Components
        • 0.041% fail on Hoses
        • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0059% fail on Cylinders
    • 0.018% fail on Parking brake (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0059% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0059% fail on Lever
    • 0.0059% fail on ABS
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Wipers (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.023% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.012% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.065% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.065% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.041% fail on Front
      • 0.023% fail on Rear
    • 0.059% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Location
    • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Front drive shafts (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Constant velocity joints (82% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0059% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.0059% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.0059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0059% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0059% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0059% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0059% fail on Component mounting
  • 0.31% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.27% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 0.012% fail on Condition
  • 0.082% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Emissions
    • 0.023% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.012% fail on Cap
      • 0.012% fail on System
    • 0.0059% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.059% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (54% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Body condition
  • 0.047% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Steering system (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.012% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0059% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0059% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0059% fail on Steering operation

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