SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2003
46.8% pass rate
from 6,233 tests in 2017
(9.6% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (8.2% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Stop lamp (87% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Position lamps (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Front lamps (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.3% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.032% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (49% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (49% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Individual lamps (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters (36% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Tell tales (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on All direction indicators (83% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Fog lamp (66% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Battery (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Horn (78% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.080% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.048% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.032% fail on Lamp
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 26% fail on Suspension (29% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Attachment (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage condition (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 9.6% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Front drive shafts (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Couplings
      • 0.14% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 6.0% fail on Coil springs (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Condition (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Location
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings (31% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Front
      • 0.48% fail on Rear (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Front suspension joints (35% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Shock absorbers (29% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Component mounting (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.064% fail on Attachment
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.064% fail on General condition (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.032% fail on Condition
    • 0.016% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 14% fail on Brakes (15% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.3% fail on Front wheels (40% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Parking brake performance (26% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.35% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Components (61% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 0.47% fail on Valves
        • 0.22% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.13% fail on Cylinders (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Servos (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Leaks
      • 0.064% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Brake discs (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.096% fail on Wheel cylinder (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on ABS
    • 0.39% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.32% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Components (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Servos (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Pipes (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.048% fail on Service brake control components (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pedal (81% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Mechanical components (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Cable (85% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 12% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
    • 0.096% fail on Valve stem
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (28% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Emissions (55% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pipe
      • 0.016% fail on Cap
    • 0.90% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering system (28% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (24% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack (40% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.096% fail on Free play
        • 0.080% fail on Steering rack
        • 0.016% fail on Steering box
      • 0.064% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Electronic power steering (15 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Operation (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.080% fail on Rams (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drive system
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
    • 0.096% fail on Steering operation
  • 2.7% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (19% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.59% fail on Seat belts (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
      • 0.14% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Installation check
        • 0.016% fail on Anchorage's
  • 2.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Doors (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Passengers other (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.080% fail on Drivers
    • 0.66% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Drivers
    • 0.53% fail on Body condition (37% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Vehicle structure (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Chassis (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.032% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Access panel
      • 0.016% fail on Tailgate
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (54% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Condition
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