SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2001
50.8% pass rate
from 791 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (60% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn
      • 0.13% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 3.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.25% fail on Decelerometer (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.13% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 1.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes (49% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.0% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.76% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 0.88% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.38% fail on Valves (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.38% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks
    • 0.25% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.13% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.13% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 14% fail on Suspension (21% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.4% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.51% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (61% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.25% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.6% fail on Transmission
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.2% fail on Joints
      • 0.38% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.38% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Front passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition
      • 0.25% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
    • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.51% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.38% fail on Body
      • 0.25% fail on Other body component
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.25% fail on Chassis
      • 0.25% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.25% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.25% fail on Floor
    • 0.25% fail on Boot lid (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Other boot lid component (48 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 10% fail on Spark ignition (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (79% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.25% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.25% fail on Catalytic converter (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.25% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.51% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.3% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.1% fail on View to rear (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Mirrors (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Condition of glass (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Windscreen (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.13% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.13% fail on Steering column
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.8% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment

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