Skoda Superb MOT Results

Registered in 2009
70.0% pass rate
from 1,579 tests in 2017
(9.4% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Superb is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.19% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.57% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.063% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (40% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device (15 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device (21 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Fog lamp (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Battery
    • 0.063% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.063% fail on Horn
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage condition
    • 3.7% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.89% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.82% fail on Rear (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Front
    • 0.38% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.063% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Condition (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.13% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Brakes (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.19% fail on Brake back plates (24 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.51% fail on Rear wheels (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.19% fail on Components
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses
      • 0.063% fail on Operation
      • 0.063% fail on Leaks
    • 0.32% fail on ABS
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.063% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.063% fail on Pedal
        • 0.063% fail on Condition
  • 2.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (48% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Washers (76% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.76% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.51% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.51% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 0.70% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.70% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.51% fail on Steering (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Steering system
      • 0.51% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.44% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.19% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
      • 0.063% fail on Passengers
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.063% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.063% fail on Chassis
  • 0.19% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.063% fail on Emissions
    • 0.063% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.063% fail on Cap
    • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested
Read the Honest John Review

  • Skoda Superb (2008 - 2015)
    Limousine-like amounts of rear legroom. Clever dual tailgate means it's both a hatch and a saloon. GreenLine model is very economical. A lot of car for the money.

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