SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.5% pass rate
from 15,520 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (95% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers (85% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.090% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.019% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (98% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Switch (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.019% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0064% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0064% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0064% fail on Matched pair
    • 0.71% fail on Position lamps (27% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Front lamps (29% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.026% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.23% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Direction indicators (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Flashing type (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.013% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.058% fail on Battery
    • 0.058% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.026% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0064% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0064% fail on Switch
    • 0.0064% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth (56% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.090% fail on Size/type
    • 0.071% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.9% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Rear wheels (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Front wheels (49% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.071% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0064% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components (40% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Brake pads (48% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.039% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.019% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.058% fail on Components
        • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.019% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0064% fail on Pipes
      • 0.032% fail on Leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0064% fail on Operation
    • 0.058% fail on ABS
    • 0.0064% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0064% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.0064% fail on Pedal
        • 0.0064% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.0064% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.0064% fail on Lever
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension (24% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Shock absorbers (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Coil springs (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Location
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms (49% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (47% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0064% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.084% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Front drive shafts (61% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Constant velocity joints (60% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.032% fail on Rear
      • 0.013% fail on Front (80% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.013% fail on Front suspension joints (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0064% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0064% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0064% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0064% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0064% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0064% fail on Attachment
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.26% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.064% fail on Seat belts (53% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Condition (63% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
      • 0.0064% fail on Attachment
  • 0.25% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (39% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.10% fail on Cap (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
    • 0.084% fail on Emissions
    • 0.039% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.032% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.23% fail on Steering
    • 0.15% fail on Steering system
      • 0.058% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.026% fail on Steering arm (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Drag link end (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0064% fail on Free play
        • 0.0064% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0064% fail on Other components
        • 0.0064% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.071% fail on Power steering (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Electronic power steering (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.0064% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.23% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.17% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.077% fail on Body condition
    • 0.077% fail on Doors
      • 0.032% fail on Drivers
      • 0.032% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0064% fail on Body security
    • 0.0064% fail on Seats
      • 0.0064% fail on Passengers
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% 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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