SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2014
84.2% pass rate
from 17,954 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp (94% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (81% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0056% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.0056% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.011% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0056% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0056% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.011% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Stop lamp (34% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.28% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.078% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.011% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0056% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.067% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Switch
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.089% fail on Direction indicators (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Flashing type (71% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.061% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.056% fail on Battery (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.022% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.022% fail on Switch
    • 0.0056% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Size/type
    • 0.017% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (58% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.8% fail on Brakes (18% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Brake performance (83% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Rear wheels (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front wheels (87% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.050% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.50% fail on Hub components (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Brake pads (71% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0056% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0056% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.045% fail on Components
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.011% fail on Pipes
        • 0.0056% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0056% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0056% fail on Leaks
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.017% fail on ABS
  • 0.65% fail on Suspension (27% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.10% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.10% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.095% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.0056% fail on Couplings
    • 0.061% fail on Suspension arms (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (55% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Coil springs (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.039% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0056% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0056% fail on Presence
    • 0.045% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.022% fail on Front
      • 0.022% fail on Rear
    • 0.028% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.022% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.022% fail on Condition
    • 0.011% fail on Fluid suspension (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Suspension unit (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0056% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0056% fail on Attachment
  • 0.30% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.084% fail on Seat belts (51% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Condition (57% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
  • 0.19% fail on Registration plates and VIN (37% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plate (37% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment (74% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Emissions
    • 0.056% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.039% fail on Cap
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.028% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0056% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering system
      • 0.050% fail on Steering arm (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0056% fail on Free play
        • 0.0056% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0056% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.011% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0056% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0056% fail on Operation
    • 0.0056% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0056% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0056% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.13% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.061% fail on Body condition
    • 0.045% fail on Seats
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.017% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.0056% fail on Drivers
    • 0.0056% fail on Load security
      • 0.0056% fail on Access panel
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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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