SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2004
47.4% pass rate
from 4,780 tests in 2020
(11% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.8% fail on Stop lamp (92% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Position lamp (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.021% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.021% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (25% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Individual direction indicators (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical equipment (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.10% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.063% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.042% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.063% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.042% fail on Reversing lamps (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 20% fail on Suspension (11% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joints (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.4% fail on Pins and bushes (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Suspension arm (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Springs
      • 4.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.3% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.29% fail on Mounting (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.77% fail on Wheel bearings (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.21% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.084% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.063% fail on Sub-frames (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Sub-frame
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 8.3% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.021% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.29% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.29% fail on Joints
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.1% fail on Body (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Panel (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Body condition
      • 0.021% fail on Pillar
    • 1.8% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Other passenger's door (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.042% fail on Door condition
    • 0.59% fail on Seats (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.54% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pipe
      • 0.10% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.042% fail on Tank
      • 0.021% fail on Hose
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.10% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.084% fail on Integral vehicle structure (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (83% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Chassis (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Chassis condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Undertray
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Bracket
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.021% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake imbalance (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.042% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.021% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (28% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.19% fail on Brake drums (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.10% fail on Lever
        • 0.084% fail on Cable
        • 0.021% fail on Rod
        • 0.021% fail on Linkage
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.6% fail on Anti-lock braking system (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Electronic stability control (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Hand lever (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pedal (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.042% fail on Valves
      • 0.021% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.021% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.40% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Leaks (12 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Servos
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
      • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.021% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.021% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
    • 0.021% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 12% fail on Spark ignition (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.063% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.021% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.021% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.084% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (37% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (52% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.042% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.021% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.021% fail on Catalytic converter
    • 0.23% fail on Fluid leaks (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.084% fail on Engine oil leaks (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
  • 11% fail on Visibility (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Washers (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on View to rear
      • 0.31% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.10% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.021% fail on Other components
        • 0.021% fail on Steering component
      • 0.021% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.46% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Other components
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.10% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.063% fail on Rams
    • 0.31% fail on Steering gear (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Steering rack (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.021% fail on Steering column
    • 0.021% fail on Steering play
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.84% fail on Seat belts (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Requirements
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.67% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.021% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.15% fail on Condition
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