Skoda Superb MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.5% pass rate
from 389 tests in 2020
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Superb is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamps (60% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Headlamp (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
    • 0.77% fail on Hazard warning (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.26% fail on Horn
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (76% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.51% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 1.8% fail on Springs
      • 1.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.51% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.26% fail on Axles
      • 0.26% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 3.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 1.0% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.77% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.51% fail on Lever
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
    • 0.26% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.26% fail on Servos
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 10% fail on Transmission (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.8% fail on Joints (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.51% fail on Joints
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
      • 0.77% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Seats
      • 0.51% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Panel
    • 0.26% fail on Undertray
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Compression ignition (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.8% fail on Spark ignition (57% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.26% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.26% fail on Undertray
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.51% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.26% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.26% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.51% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Airbags
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates
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