SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2011
76.1% pass rate
from 14,779 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.3% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Condition (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Size/type (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.088% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.0068% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0068% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0068% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0068% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Front lamps (64% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.014% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.42% fail on Stop lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Direction indicators (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Flashing type (82% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.088% fail on Individual lamps (82% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.14% fail on Horn
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.10% fail on Rear reflectors (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Rear fog lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Fog lamp (74% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.034% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.020% fail on Lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
      • 0.0068% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Front wheels (57% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.061% fail on Brake performance not tested (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components (17% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (21% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.014% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.014% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Components (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Cylinders (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Hoses (80% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Valves
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0068% fail on Operation
    • 0.074% fail on ABS
    • 0.020% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.014% fail on Cable
      • 0.0068% fail on Lever
    • 0.014% fail on Electronic stability system (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.0068% fail on Locking devices
  • 4.8% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0068% fail on Condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Presence
    • 0.38% fail on Coil springs (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Location
    • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts (34% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front drive shafts (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Constant velocity joints (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Couplings
    • 0.19% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.11% fail on Front
      • 0.081% fail on Rear
    • 0.095% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.095% fail on Condition
    • 0.068% fail on Front suspension joints (71% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.041% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0068% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0068% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0068% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0068% fail on Condition
    • 0.0068% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (79% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.12% fail on Bonnet (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Indirect vision devices (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Exhaust system (60% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on System (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.047% fail on Pipe (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Tank
      • 0.0068% fail on Hose
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions
    • 0.088% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.49% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.37% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (94% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (92% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0068% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Requirements
  • 0.41% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Doors (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.13% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Drivers
    • 0.034% fail on Body condition
    • 0.034% fail on Load security (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Bootlid (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0068% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.36% fail on Steering (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Steering system (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Track rod end (69% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.034% fail on Free play
        • 0.034% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.027% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.020% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.074% fail on Power steering
      • 0.041% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Operation
      • 0.0068% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.014% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0068% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Condition
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