SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2009
58.8% pass rate
from 12,767 tests in 2020
(12% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.086% fail on Linkage (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 5.1% fail on Springs (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Coil springs (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Coil spring (21% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Mounting
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins and bushes (28% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.039% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.063% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.086% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0078% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.063% fail on Other suspension component (76% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.016% fail on Sub-frames (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0078% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0078% fail on Other components
  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps (29% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.016% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0078% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (69% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Position lamps (64% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Position lamp (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.72% fail on Electrical equipment (67% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Horn (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Battery(ies) (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Individual direction indicators (49% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on All direction indicators (81% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.41% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.070% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.070% fail on Switch
    • 0.0078% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0078% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Brakes (45% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.094% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.031% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (82% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (73% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.93% fail on Parking brake performance (60% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.19% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.055% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.0078% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.031% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (19 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (24% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (37% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (38% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.047% fail on Brake drums (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.078% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Cable
        • 0.0078% fail on Linkage
    • 2.2% fail on Parking brake control (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Hand lever (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.46% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.023% fail on Electronic stability control (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.031% fail on Valves (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.016% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.0078% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0078% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0078% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.0078% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 8.2% fail on Visibility (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Washers (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0078% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.17% fail on Condition of glass (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen (90% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Bonnet (88% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 7.8% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (15% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.5% fail on Joints
        • 0.0078% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0078% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.055% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.055% fail on Joints
      • 0.0078% fail on Belts
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Driver's door (11 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Catch (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Catch (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
    • 0.27% fail on Seats (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passenger's seat (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.078% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.031% fail on System
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0078% fail on Hose
    • 0.070% fail on Body
      • 0.063% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0078% fail on Panel
    • 0.047% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.031% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.031% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.023% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0078% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0078% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0078% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0078% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0078% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0078% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (14% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (65% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0078% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0078% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.016% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.95% fail on Compression ignition (36% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.38% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.078% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0078% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.0078% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.016% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks (49% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Engine oil leaks (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0078% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.023% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.016% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0078% fail on Undertray
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (27% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.031% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.0078% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0078% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0078% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic power steering (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Steering play (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Steering gear (55% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.094% fail on Steering rack (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Steering column
  • 1.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.66% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.031% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
    • 0.039% fail on Airbags
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.54% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0078% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.52% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.49% fail on Attachment (57% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.023% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.016% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.0078% fail on Anchorages
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