SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2009
65.9% pass rate
from 11,436 tests in 2017
(4.5% 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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Dipswitch (14 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0087% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0087% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0087% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0087% fail on Switch
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Front lamps (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Rear lamps (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp (77% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on All direction indicators (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Battery (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Fog lamp (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.017% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (93% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0087% fail on Condition
      • 0.0087% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0087% fail on Presence
    • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (21% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Drive shafts (26% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front drive shafts (26% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Constant velocity joints (27% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Couplings
      • 0.0087% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0087% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.73% fail on Suspension arms (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0087% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.17% fail on Front
      • 0.14% fail on Rear
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0087% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0087% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0087% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0087% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0087% fail on Axles
      • 0.0087% fail on Stub axle
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Brake performance (92% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.017% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.0% fail on Parking brake (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.035% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.017% fail on Brake drums (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0087% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems (47% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Components (65% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Cylinders (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Hoses
        • 0.044% fail on Pipes (91% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0087% fail on Servos
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.40% fail on Restricted movement (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS
    • 0.026% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.026% fail on Pedal
        • 0.017% fail on Condition
        • 0.0087% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.026% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Components (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Servos (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.017% fail on Cable
    • 0.0087% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0087% fail on Operation
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Tread depth (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (17% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.079% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.56% fail on Windscreen (66% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0087% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 3.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Emissions (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on System
      • 0.061% fail on Cap
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Drivers (13 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers front (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.17% fail on Seats (84% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers
    • 0.061% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0087% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.0087% fail on Body security
    • 0.0087% fail on Load security
      • 0.0087% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0087% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.80% fail on Steering (33% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Steering system (34% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (57% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.087% fail on Steering arm (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Free play
        • 0.044% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering component (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0087% fail on Intermediate drop arm
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.044% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.044% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.017% fail on Rams
      • 0.0087% fail on Operation
      • 0.0087% fail on Other components
  • 0.66% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.46% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.42% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0087% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0087% fail on Requirements
  • 0.48% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Condition (72% better than other 2009 cars)
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