Skoda Octavia MOT Results

Registered in 2016
88.5% pass rate
from 22,612 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Octavia is unusually good or bad.

  • 3.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (26% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Size/type
    • 0.031% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (23% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (22% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.053% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0044% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.19% fail on Stop lamp (52% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.097% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.075% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.093% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.088% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.084% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0044% fail on Switch
      • 0.0044% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0044% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.084% fail on Rear reflectors (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.027% fail on Horn
      • 0.018% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0044% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0044% fail on Switch
  • 1.4% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (20% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (19% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Brake discs and drums (58% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Brake discs (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.0044% fail on Cable
    • 0.19% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (42% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.093% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0044% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0044% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0044% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Rbt (sp) (76% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.022% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.022% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0044% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0044% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
    • 0.053% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.031% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.031% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.031% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.018% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0044% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.0088% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (90% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Pedal (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0088% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0044% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0044% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0088% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0088% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0088% fail on Other components
    • 0.0044% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.0044% fail on Lever
  • 1.1% fail on Visibility (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Wipers (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.049% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.022% fail on View to rear
      • 0.018% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0044% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.0044% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.027% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.066% fail on Springs (55% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Coil springs (55% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Coil spring (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.027% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0088% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.34% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.19% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0044% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0044% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0044% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 0.13% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.075% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.053% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0044% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.035% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0088% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.29% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.0044% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Transmission (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.031% fail on Joints
    • 0.027% fail on Body
      • 0.022% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0044% fail on Panel
    • 0.022% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.018% fail on Seats
      • 0.018% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0088% fail on System
      • 0.0044% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.013% fail on Doors
      • 0.0088% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0088% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0044% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0044% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0088% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0088% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0044% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0044% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.044% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Steering linkage components (85% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.0044% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0044% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0044% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0044% fail on Belt(s)/padding

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