SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2007
48.3% pass rate
from 9,205 tests in 2020
(22% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (56% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.1% fail on Position lamps (61% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Position lamp (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Direction indicators (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Flashing type (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.29% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.40% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (38% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Switch
    • 0.35% fail on Electrical equipment (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.11% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.054% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.054% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.043% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.011% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.022% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.011% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 18% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.054% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.011% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.9% fail on Springs
      • 4.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.9% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.022% fail on Mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.2% fail on Pins and bushes (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Ball joint (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Suspension arm (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint dust cover (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.23% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.14% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Sub-frames (76% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Sub-frame (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.076% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.011% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.011% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Brakes (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (89% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance (95% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.97% fail on Service brake imbalance (91% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.022% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.011% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (98% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.033% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.033% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.011% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.011% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (35% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (37% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.076% fail on Brake drums (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Cable
        • 0.011% fail on Linkage
        • 0.011% fail on Pivot
        • 0.011% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
    • 0.68% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (28% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.17% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.64% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (76% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems (99% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.098% fail on Valves (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.011% fail on Servos
      • 0.011% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.22% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.21% fail on Air and vacuum systems (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Leaks (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Other components
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Transmission (74% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Joints (73% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.011% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.24% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Belts
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (180% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Catch
      • 0.28% fail on Front passenger's door (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Door condition (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.076% fail on Door condition
        • 0.022% fail on Catch (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Passenger's seat (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Body (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Panel (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Other body component
      • 0.011% fail on Body condition
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.065% fail on System
      • 0.033% fail on Hose
      • 0.011% fail on Pipe
    • 0.11% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.054% fail on Undertray
    • 0.043% fail on Integral vehicle structure (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.011% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.043% fail on Chassis
      • 0.043% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.022% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.022% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Size/type
  • 9.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Emission control equipment (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.033% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.022% fail on NOx sensor (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.011% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.043% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.40% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (54% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.087% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.065% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.054% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.011% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.011% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.33% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.076% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.054% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.022% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.011% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.011% fail on Undertray
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (28% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.076% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.8% fail on Steering (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.022% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.54% fail on Power steering (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.033% fail on Rams
    • 0.40% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.40% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (71% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements
    • 0.043% fail on Airbags
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.77% fail on Identification of the vehicle (40% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels (51% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment (59% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Condition
  • 0.011% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.011% fail on Doors
      • 0.011% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.011% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.011% fail on Anchorages
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