Skoda Superb MOT Results

Registered in 2003
54.2% pass rate
from 605 tests in 2017
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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Superb is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 12% fail on Registration plate lamp (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.3% fail on Headlamps (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.17% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.7% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.7% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 0.66% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.66% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 13% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (51% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Coil springs (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (58% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.50% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.33% fail on Front
      • 0.17% fail on Rear
    • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.3% fail on Components
        • 5.3% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (70% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Servos
      • 0.50% fail on Leaks
      • 0.33% fail on Operation
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Brake performance (44% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.33% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on ABS
    • 0.33% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.33% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.17% fail on Components
        • 0.17% fail on Pipes
    • 0.17% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.83% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.0% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Passengers front (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition
    • 0.17% fail on Load security
      • 0.17% fail on Bootlid
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Requirements
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Emissions (70% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
  • 0.83% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.83% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment
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