SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2008
51.6% pass rate
from 9,922 tests in 2020
(20% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Stop lamp (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Headlamp aim (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (17% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.040% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.010% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps (38% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Position lamp (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (45% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (45% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Individual direction indicators (48% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters (34% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.58% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.081% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.040% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.010% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.010% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Springs (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Coil spring (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.081% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component (46% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.030% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.091% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.010% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.040% fail on Sub-frames (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.010% fail on Axles
      • 0.010% fail on Axle
  • 14% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (87% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.86% fail on Service brake imbalance (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.081% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.050% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.030% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.050% fail on Decelerometer (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.010% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (20% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (39% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (40% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.040% fail on Brake drums (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.030% fail on Pivot (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Linkage
    • 2.0% fail on Parking brake control (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Hand lever (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
    • 0.66% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.40% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.10% fail on Valves (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.010% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.15% fail on Air and vacuum systems (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Leaks (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Servos
      • 0.010% fail on Valves
    • 0.11% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.081% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
  • 8.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (60% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Joints (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.010% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.071% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.071% fail on Joints
    • 0.95% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Catch (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Pillar
      • 0.20% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
      • 0.16% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.36% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Driver's seat (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
      • 0.050% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.050% fail on Pipe
      • 0.050% fail on System
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Hose
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
    • 0.050% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.040% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.010% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.010% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.010% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.010% fail on Chassis
      • 0.010% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.010% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.010% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.010% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.010% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 8.6% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Washers (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.21% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear
      • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.071% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (70% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.010% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.010% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Compression ignition (38% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (36% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (44% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (62% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.060% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.040% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.010% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.010% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.040% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.030% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.24% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.060% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.050% fail on Undertray
      • 0.010% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering linkage components (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drag link end (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
        • 0.020% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.010% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.010% fail on Rear wheel steering
        • 0.010% fail on Components
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.071% fail on Operation
      • 0.040% fail on Rams (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pump
    • 0.39% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.010% fail on Steering box
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Electronic power steering (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Steering column
    • 0.010% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.010% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Seat belts (42% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.091% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Requirements
    • 0.091% fail on Airbags (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Drivers airbag (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.58% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.010% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2008 cars)
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