SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.9% pass rate
from 1,710 tests in 2020
(7.4% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.8% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.058% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.058% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.64% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Switch
    • 0.70% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.35% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.29% fail on Horn
      • 0.058% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.058% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.058% fail on Switch
    • 0.058% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.058% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 8.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (76% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.23% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.058% fail on Linkage
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins and bushes (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Suspension arm (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (81% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Coil spring (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Wheel bearings (49% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Shock absorbers (75% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.058% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.058% fail on Axles
      • 0.058% fail on Axle
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 14% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested (92% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.12% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition (59% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.058% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.29% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.23% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 12% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.18% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.058% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.058% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.058% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.058% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.12% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Linkage (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.88% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal
    • 0.88% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.64% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic systems (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake fluid (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Valves
      • 0.058% fail on Servos
    • 0.70% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.53% fail on Rigid brake pipes (86% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.29% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Servos
      • 0.058% fail on Valves
    • 0.23% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.058% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.058% fail on Additional braking device
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Joints
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.58% fail on Body
      • 0.35% fail on Panel
      • 0.29% fail on Other body component
    • 0.47% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.35% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.058% fail on Hose
      • 0.058% fail on System
    • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (78% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
    • 0.058% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.058% fail on Load security
      • 0.058% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.058% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.058% fail on Floor
  • 11% fail on Visibility (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (40% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on View to rear
      • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.23% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres (25% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 3.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.058% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.47% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.18% fail on Operation
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Steering play
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.82% fail on Prescribed areas (48% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 0.058% fail on Airbags
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.6% fail on Identification of the vehicle (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plates (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Seat belt installation check (7 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Anchorages (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.058% fail on Condition
    • 0.058% fail on Attachment
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