SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2010
63.1% pass rate
from 14,350 tests in 2020
(7.2% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Linkage ball joints (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.2% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Springs (22% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Coil springs (22% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Coil spring (22% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Mounting
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (59% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Pins and bushes (31% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.54% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0070% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.063% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Other suspension component (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0070% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0070% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0070% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0070% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0070% fail on Suspension unit
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.3% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamps (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp (33% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Position lamp (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Switch (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.71% fail on Stop lamp (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Individual direction indicators (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (80% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on All direction indicators (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0070% fail on Switch
    • 0.33% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0070% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 0.021% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.021% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 8.4% fail on Brakes (18% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Brake performance (56% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0070% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.042% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.035% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (86% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (90% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Rbt (sp) (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0070% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0070% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance (31% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Rbt (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.61% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (17 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0070% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0070% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (36% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (36% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.98% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.035% fail on Brake drums (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.042% fail on Lever
        • 0.028% fail on Cable
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.98% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.85% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.38% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0070% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.028% fail on Electronic stability control (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.091% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.021% fail on Valves (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.10% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.035% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0070% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.0070% fail on Other components
  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (15% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.0070% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0070% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.10% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0070% fail on Window
    • 0.084% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (99% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Driver's door (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0070% fail on Catch
      • 0.22% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.063% fail on Door condition
    • 0.75% fail on Transmission (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Joints (35% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0070% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.014% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.014% fail on Joints
    • 0.22% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.056% fail on System
      • 0.049% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0070% fail on Hose
    • 0.077% fail on Boot lid (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Boot lid condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.049% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.049% fail on Undertray
    • 0.042% fail on Body
      • 0.035% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0070% fail on Panel
    • 0.021% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0070% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0070% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0070% fail on Coupling
    • 0.0070% fail on Load security
      • 0.0070% fail on Access panel
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Spark ignition (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Non catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.021% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0070% fail on NOx sensor
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (62% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.042% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.035% fail on Particulate filter (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.0070% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.035% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.028% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.028% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.035% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 1.0% fail on Steering (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Steering linkage components (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Track rod end (62% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Steering arm (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0070% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.14% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Other components
      • 0.0070% fail on Pump
    • 0.091% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.056% fail on Steering gear (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Operation
    • 0.049% fail on Steering play
      • 0.049% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.70% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.52% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0070% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0070% fail on Attachment
    • 0.014% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.49% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.44% fail on Attachment (56% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.049% fail on Condition (60% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plates
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