Skoda Superb MOT Results

Registered in 2004
58.6% pass rate
from 529 tests in 2020
(15% better than other 2004 cars)
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Superb is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.57% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.19% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.7% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 2.1% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
      • 0.19% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.19% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Hose
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.19% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.19% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.19% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Panel
    • 0.19% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.19% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Springs (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Coil spring (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.38% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.5% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (57% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt
          • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.57% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.57% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.38% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.38% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Servos (14 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.19% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.19% fail on Lever
    • 0.19% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Servos
    • 0.19% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.1% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 2.1% fail on Spark ignition (65% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.57% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility (63% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.57% fail on Washers (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on Airbags
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
        • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.57% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.1% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.57% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
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