SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.7% pass rate
from 6,424 tests in 2017
(8.3% 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.

  • 28% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (9.3% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Position lamps (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Front lamps (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps (31% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.031% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.031% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type (67% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters (55% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Individual lamps (80% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Tell tales (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on All direction indicators (74% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Horn
    • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.093% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.078% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.078% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.047% fail on Tell tale (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Lamp
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
  • 25% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage condition (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 8.0% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front drive shafts (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 7.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Couplings (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.062% fail on Drive shafts
    • 6.2% fail on Suspension arms (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.17% fail on Location
    • 0.89% fail on Wheel bearings (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front
      • 0.42% fail on Rear (57% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Front suspension joints (41% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Shock absorbers (53% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition (53% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.28% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.26% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Component mounting (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Bonded suspension (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.093% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.078% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 0.062% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.047% fail on Axles
      • 0.016% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.016% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.016% fail on Clearance
    • 0.031% fail on General condition
    • 0.016% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Panhard rods
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 13% fail on Brakes (14% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.031% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Wheel cylinder (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.062% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.016% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.016% fail on Brake drums
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (55% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Components (62% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.28% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cylinders (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Servos (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Leaks
      • 0.078% fail on Operation
      • 0.062% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on ABS (68% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Components (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Servos (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Leaks (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.093% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.047% fail on Cable (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Lever
      • 0.016% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.031% fail on Service brake control components (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pedal (84% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Tread depth (29% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Condition (46% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.093% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (22% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Washers (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.093% fail on Mirrors (72% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 7.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Emissions (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on System (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Cap (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
    • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Body condition (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Passengers front (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Drivers
    • 0.45% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Drivers
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.016% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis
    • 0.016% fail on Load security
      • 0.016% fail on Bootlid
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (28% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system (31% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.078% fail on Free play
        • 0.078% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.016% fail on Steering component
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering
      • 0.20% fail on Electronic power steering (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
      • 0.047% fail on Operation
      • 0.031% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.031% fail on Rams
      • 0.016% fail on Pump
    • 0.078% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.062% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Requirements
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate (39% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
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