SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2003
45.5% pass rate
from 4,264 tests in 2020
(14% 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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (9.0% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps (59% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Position lamp (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp levelling device (84% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Individual direction indicators (60% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters (46% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp (75% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (76% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Horn (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Battery(ies) (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.023% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 22% fail on Suspension (21% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joints (97% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Ball joint (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage
      • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.4% fail on Suspension arms (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Pins and bushes (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Suspension arm (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Ball joint dust cover (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Springs (33% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Coil spring (35% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.96% fail on Wheel bearings (41% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.070% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component (60% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint (76% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (93% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.023% fail on Axles
      • 0.023% fail on Axle
    • 0.023% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Transmission (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Drive shafts (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.2% fail on Joints (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.094% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.047% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.59% fail on Prop shafts (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
        • 0.023% fail on Catch
    • 0.82% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pipe
      • 0.047% fail on Tank
      • 0.023% fail on Hose
    • 0.35% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.23% fail on Panel
      • 0.094% fail on Other body component
    • 0.14% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.070% fail on Integral vehicle structure (89% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Chassis (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Chassis condition
      • 0.023% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.023% fail on Towbar
      • 0.023% fail on Safety device
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (44% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.047% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.047% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.91% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (64% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.14% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.023% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.33% fail on Fluid leaks (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.047% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.047% fail on Undertray
  • 13% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (23% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.047% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.070% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.023% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.094% fail on Brake drums (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.12% fail on Lever
        • 0.070% fail on Cable
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.87% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.75% fail on Hand lever (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.52% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.21% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.094% fail on Valves
      • 0.070% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.023% fail on Servos
    • 0.35% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.14% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.047% fail on Other components
  • 12% fail on Visibility (42% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Washers (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (24% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.070% fail on View to rear (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Mirrors (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.047% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Tyres (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (81% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Size/type
  • 4.6% fail on Steering
    • 3.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
        • 0.023% fail on Steering component
      • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.49% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.49% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.094% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.023% fail on Rams
    • 0.49% fail on Electronic power steering (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Steering play
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.023% fail on Steering wheel
  • 3.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.23% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Requirements
    • 0.21% fail on Airbags (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers airbag (200% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Passengers airbag (9 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Identification of the vehicle (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plates (58% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
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