SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2006
49.4% pass rate
from 7,718 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Stop lamp (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Position lamp (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on All position lamps (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp (24% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Headlamp levelling device (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.026% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (46% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.29% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.18% fail on Horn (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.065% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.052% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.013% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamp switch
  • 18% fail on Suspension (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Suspension arm (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Springs
      • 4.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.039% fail on Mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Bonded suspension units
        • 0.013% fail on Bonded suspension unit
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.026% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.078% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.026% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Axle
  • 15% fail on Brakes (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.065% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.078% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.039% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.026% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (29% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (35% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.065% fail on Brake drums (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Pivot (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Cable (85% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Linkage
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pedal
    • 0.95% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.87% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic stability control (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic systems (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake fluid (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Reservoirs (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.026% fail on Valves
    • 0.47% fail on Flexible brake hoses (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Servos (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Operation (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.026% fail on Other components
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.013% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.013% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (48% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Joints (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.19% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.19% fail on Joints
      • 0.013% fail on Belts
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
    • 0.89% fail on Body (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Panel (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Other body component (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Passenger's seat (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pipe
      • 0.039% fail on System
      • 0.026% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.065% fail on Undertray
    • 0.026% fail on Integral vehicle structure (90% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (89% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Chassis (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.013% fail on Bracket
    • 0.026% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.026% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 9.9% fail on Visibility (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Driver's view (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.065% fail on Bonnet (66% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 9.9% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type (66% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 9.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Spark ignition (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.88% fail on Emissions not tested (68% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Non catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.065% fail on Catalytic converter (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.45% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (53% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.078% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.065% fail on Catalytic converter (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.026% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.078% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.026% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.026% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.039% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.026% fail on Undertray
      • 0.013% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (18% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering linkage components (19% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.065% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.052% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering component
    • 0.45% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.43% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.026% fail on Operation
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.21% fail on Other components (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Operation
      • 0.065% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.013% fail on Rams
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Steering play
      • 0.14% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.013% fail on Steering column
  • 1.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (33% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.052% fail on Airbags
      • 0.052% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels (56% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (70% better than other 2006 cars)
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