Skoda Superb MOT Results

Registered in 2005
54.7% pass rate
from 739 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Superb is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.14% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.27% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.14% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.41% fail on Hazard warning (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 12% fail on Suspension (30% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Ball joint (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.14% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.8% fail on Springs
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.8% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.14% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.14% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.14% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Transmission (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 8.0% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.54% fail on Joints
    • 1.2% fail on Doors (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.68% fail on Door condition
      • 0.41% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.41% fail on Door condition
        • 0.14% fail on Catch
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.14% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's seat (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Body
      • 0.68% fail on Panel (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.27% fail on Exhaust system (91% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Pipe
      • 0.14% fail on System
    • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.14% fail on Load security
      • 0.14% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.14% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.14% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.14% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.14% fail on Undertray
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.27% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.95% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.41% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt
          • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.14% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.95% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.95% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.27% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Cable
        • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.2% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.41% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.27% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.41% fail on Lever
    • 0.41% fail on Rigid brake pipes (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.14% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.6% fail on Compression ignition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.54% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (78% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.41% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.14% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.14% fail on Undertray
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.27% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Visibility
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on View to rear
      • 0.54% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.14% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (96% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.54% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.54% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.68% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.68% fail on Attachment
  • 0.14% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.14% fail on Speedometer
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