SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2010
70.1% pass rate
from 12,859 tests in 2017
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 Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (12% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (28% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (28% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front lamps (56% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Rear lamps (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.45% fail on Stop lamp (82% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fog lamp (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Direction indicators (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Flashing type (88% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.078% fail on Individual lamps (91% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.16% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.070% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
      • 0.0078% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0078% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.0078% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (21% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (13% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.16% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.7% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Fitment
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (41% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (46% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
      • 0.016% fail on Condition
    • 1.9% fail on Coil springs (41% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Condition (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Location
    • 0.47% fail on Drive shafts (37% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front drive shafts (36% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Constant velocity joints (37% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Couplings
    • 0.40% fail on Suspension arms (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings (40% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Front
      • 0.093% fail on Rear
    • 0.078% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.078% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Front suspension joints (78% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.070% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0078% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0078% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
  • 7.0% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (59% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.023% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.023% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Restricted movement (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Components (57% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Hoses
        • 0.039% fail on Pipes (87% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0078% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.086% fail on Leaks
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
    • 0.016% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.016% fail on Lever
    • 0.0078% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0078% fail on Components
        • 0.0078% fail on Servos
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers (70% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Emissions (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on System (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Cap
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
    • 0.21% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Drivers (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers front (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.17% fail on Seats (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers
    • 0.047% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.023% fail on Tailgate (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Body condition
  • 0.66% fail on Steering (35% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Steering system (43% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end (57% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.054% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.039% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.016% fail on Free play
        • 0.016% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0078% fail on Other components
        • 0.0078% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.078% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
      • 0.0078% fail on Pump
    • 0.031% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.61% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.47% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0078% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.61% fail on Registration plates and VIN (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plate (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels (55% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Condition
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  • SEAT Ibiza (2008 - 2017)
    Cheap to run. Five star Euro NCAP rating. Clear and simple dash layout. Facelifted with improved engine range from spring 2012.

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