SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2002
47.9% pass rate
from 3,018 tests in 2017
(5.1% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Stop lamp (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Position lamps (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front lamps (27% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.099% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.0% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (26% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp (34% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.066% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.066% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.033% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.033% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.033% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (31% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (31% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters (57% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.66% fail on Battery
    • 0.60% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Fog lamp (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.033% fail on Switch
    • 0.36% fail on Horn
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.066% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.066% fail on Lamp
    • 0.033% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.033% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 25% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 7.2% fail on Coil springs (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Location
    • 6.6% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.30% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (48% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Front drive shafts (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Constant velocity joints (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Couplings
      • 0.066% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.066% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.4% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.93% fail on Front
      • 0.46% fail on Rear (56% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.60% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Subframe mounting (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.066% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Sub-frames (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.033% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.033% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 15% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.6% fail on Front wheels (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.066% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (26% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Components (29% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Valves
        • 0.20% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.13% fail on Cylinders (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Servos
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.66% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.099% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.066% fail on Brake drums (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (66% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (67% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.099% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.099% fail on Pedal
        • 0.066% fail on Condition
        • 0.033% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.099% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.099% fail on Components
        • 0.099% fail on Servos
    • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 13% fail on Tyres (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Valve stem
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.83% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.56% fail on System (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Pipe
      • 0.099% fail on Cap
      • 0.033% fail on Tank
      • 0.033% fail on Hose
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.9% fail on Washers (32% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.099% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.7% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.73% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.066% fail on Free play
        • 0.066% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.066% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.066% fail on Other components
        • 0.066% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.033% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.80% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Electronic power steering (13 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other components
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
      • 0.066% fail on Rams
      • 0.033% fail on Drive system
      • 0.033% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.033% fail on Steering control
      • 0.033% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.033% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Passengers other (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
    • 0.93% fail on Body condition
    • 0.83% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Drivers
    • 0.066% fail on Vehicle structure (88% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Chassis (88% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.033% fail on Body security
    • 0.033% fail on Load security
      • 0.033% fail on Access panel
  • 3.1% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (24% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.8% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Condition
      • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Requirements
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Installation check
        • 0.033% fail on Anchorage's
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on Hubs
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