SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2008
55.3% pass rate
from 9,327 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamp aim (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (76% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Position lamps (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Rear lamps (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (19% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (27% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.021% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.011% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.032% fail on Switch
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.84% fail on Direction indicators (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Flashing type (53% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Individual lamps (50% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Side repeaters (55% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.054% fail on All direction indicators (67% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Battery
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Fog lamp (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Lamp
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Suspension (9.4% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Coil springs (13% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Condition (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Location (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (74% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.064% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.011% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.021% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.021% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.48% fail on Front (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Rear (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Front suspension joints (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.14% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.043% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.021% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.021% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on General condition
    • 0.011% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.011% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.011% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.011% fail on Axles
      • 0.011% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.011% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.011% fail on Component mounting
  • 13% fail on Brakes (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.043% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.032% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.1% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Fitment
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.26% fail on Brake calipers (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Wheel cylinder (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.032% fail on Brake drums (21 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.77% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Components (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses
        • 0.075% fail on Pipes (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Cylinders (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.032% fail on Servos (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Leaks (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Operation
      • 0.032% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.43% fail on Restricted movement (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on ABS
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Components (11 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Servos (14 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Pipes
      • 0.011% fail on Operation
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.096% fail on Cable
      • 0.021% fail on Lever
    • 0.064% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.011% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.011% fail on Pedal
        • 0.011% fail on Anti-slip
  • 10% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type
    • 0.064% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.011% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Washers (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (18% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.011% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Emissions not tested (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.021% fail on Pipe
      • 0.021% fail on Cap
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 0.90% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Free play (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.054% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Steering pivot point (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Steering component (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.096% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Rams (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.054% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.011% fail on Steering control
      • 0.011% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.011% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Requirements
      • 0.032% fail on Attachment
      • 0.021% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Doors (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Drivers
    • 0.064% fail on Body condition (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Load security
      • 0.021% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.011% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.021% fail on Body security
    • 0.011% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.81% fail on Registration plates and VIN (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plate (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.011% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.054% fail on Condition
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