SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2012
77.7% pass rate
from 13,705 tests in 2017
(6.8% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.2% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (10% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim (19% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps (24% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (26% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Switch (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.022% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0073% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0073% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0073% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0073% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (27% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear lamps (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.35% fail on Stop lamp (70% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.015% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (85% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (85% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Side repeaters (87% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Individual lamps (89% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
        • 0.0073% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.095% fail on Battery (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Horn
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.051% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.029% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
      • 0.0073% fail on Lamp
    • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres (27% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (39% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (25% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.029% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.022% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (88% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 7.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (60% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (28% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.044% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0073% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes (34% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Front wheels (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.022% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.0073% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components (19% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.022% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0073% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.99% fail on Parking brake (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Restricted movement (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.073% fail on Components
        • 0.029% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.022% fail on Pipes
        • 0.015% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0073% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.044% fail on Leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.044% fail on ABS
    • 0.0073% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0073% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.7% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (43% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.051% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0073% fail on Presence
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Location
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.088% fail on Front
      • 0.073% fail on Rear
    • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (65% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Constant velocity joints (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Front suspension joints (68% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0073% fail on Condition
    • 0.0073% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0073% fail on Condition
    • 0.0073% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.31% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (79% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.0073% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0073% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.39% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Exhaust system (65% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on System (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Cap
      • 0.0073% fail on Tank
    • 0.12% fail on Emissions
    • 0.022% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.36% fail on Road Wheels (58% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Condition
  • 0.33% fail on Steering
    • 0.26% fail on Steering system
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.051% fail on Steering arm (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Free play
        • 0.015% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.066% fail on Power steering
      • 0.044% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.015% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.28% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.12% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Drivers
    • 0.080% fail on Doors
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.044% fail on Body condition
    • 0.015% fail on Load security
      • 0.015% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0073% fail on Body security
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