Skoda Superb MOT Results

Registered in 2005
59.3% pass rate
from 895 tests in 2017
(9.7% better than other 2005 cars)
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.8% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.11% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.9% fail on Direction indicators (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Flashing type (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (15 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.56% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.34% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.11% fail on Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Coil springs (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Anti-roll bars (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Rear
  • 9.2% fail on Tyres
    • 6.1% fail on Condition (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.8% fail on Brakes (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.56% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on Hydraulic systems (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Components (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Pipes (88% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Hoses
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks
    • 0.56% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.11% fail on Components
        • 0.11% fail on Hoses
  • 6.1% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers
    • 1.1% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.89% fail on Washers (72% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Passengers other (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.56% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Body condition
    • 0.11% fail on Load security
      • 0.11% fail on Bootlid
  • 2.6% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.2% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
  • 2.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust system (71% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on System
  • 0.89% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.89% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate
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