SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2005
47.6% pass rate
from 5,489 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (32% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (94% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Pins and bushes (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage (60% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.036% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Springs
      • 4.8% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.091% fail on Mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.27% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.073% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.073% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.018% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.036% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.15% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.055% fail on Axles
      • 0.055% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.055% fail on Sub-frames (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Position lamp (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (36% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Dipswitch (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Side repeaters (43% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Individual direction indicators (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on All direction indicators (79% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.018% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Horn (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.036% fail on Battery(ies) (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.073% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.055% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.018% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.055% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.018% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.018% fail on All outline marker lamps
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Transmission (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 7.3% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.018% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Belts (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Exhaust system (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Other passenger's door (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Catch (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.98% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Hinge (29 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Catch
      • 0.091% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.091% fail on Door condition
    • 1.6% fail on Body (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Panel (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
    • 0.60% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.055% fail on Hose
      • 0.036% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.091% fail on Integral vehicle structure (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Undertray
    • 0.055% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.055% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.036% fail on Chassis (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance (28% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (73% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.018% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.036% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.15% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.055% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.036% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.018% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.018% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (39% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.036% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.073% fail on Lever
        • 0.018% fail on Cable
        • 0.018% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.018% fail on Pivot
    • 1.7% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pedal
    • 0.71% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.018% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.58% fail on Hydraulic systems (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Brake fluid (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.036% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.036% fail on Valves
      • 0.018% fail on Servos
    • 0.36% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.036% fail on Other components
      • 0.018% fail on Additional braking device
  • 11% fail on Visibility (43% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Washers (64% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (40% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.018% fail on Window
    • 0.091% fail on View to rear (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Mirrors (65% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Spark ignition (83% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.091% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.018% fail on Oxygen sensor
          • 0.018% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.018% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.018% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (39% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (65% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.073% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.036% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.036% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.036% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.55% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.40% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.036% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.018% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Undertray
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Size/type
  • 5.6% fail on Steering (34% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.073% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.036% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.49% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.49% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.44% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Other components (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
      • 0.036% fail on Rams
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.091% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.018% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.018% fail on Motorcycle derived steering systems
      • 0.018% fail on Head bearings
  • 1.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prescribed areas (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Requirements
      • 0.018% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.036% fail on Airbags
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.75% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment
  • 0.036% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.018% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.018% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.018% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.018% fail on Doors
      • 0.018% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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