Skoda Roomster MOT Results

Registered in 2008
57.8% pass rate
from 2,706 tests in 2020
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Roomster is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Stop lamp (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.074% fail on Trailer electrical socket
      • 0.037% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.037% fail on Horn
    • 0.037% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.037% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.037% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Springs (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Coil spring (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Mounting
    • 5.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage ball joints (69% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.037% fail on Linkage
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.037% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.96% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.78% fail on Shock absorbers (53% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.074% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.037% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.037% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 8.1% fail on Brakes
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (47% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.52% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.81% fail on Rbt
          • 0.74% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.074% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.037% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.037% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.41% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.074% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.074% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.037% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.15% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.074% fail on Cable
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-lock braking system (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.15% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.074% fail on Pedal
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Servos
    • 0.15% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.15% fail on Lever
    • 0.074% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.037% fail on Servos
      • 0.037% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.037% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.037% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 6.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Transmission (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Joints (69% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.15% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.52% fail on Doors
      • 0.44% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.074% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Boot lid (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Boot lid condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.11% fail on Other body component
    • 0.074% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.037% fail on Towbar
      • 0.037% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.037% fail on Load security
      • 0.037% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.037% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.037% fail on Seats
      • 0.037% fail on Driver's seat
  • 4.5% fail on Visibility (25% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.7% fail on Washers (42% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.037% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.0% fail on Compression ignition (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.074% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.037% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (53% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.89% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (43% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Catalyst emissions (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.074% fail on Fluid leaks (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.037% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (54% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components (65% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.037% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.037% fail on Rams
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.037% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.037% fail on Steering play
      • 0.037% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.037% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.81% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.74% fail on Condition (98% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.037% fail on Requirements
    • 0.37% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.037% fail on Airbags
      • 0.037% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.41% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Condition
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