SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2014
75.8% pass rate
from 20,974 tests in 2020
(26% 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.

  • 8.8% fail on Visibility (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (96% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass (97% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen (93% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Window
    • 0.081% fail on View to rear
      • 0.081% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0095% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Dipswitch (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (89% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Reversing lamps (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Reversing lamps (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Reversing lamp switch (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Stop lamp (47% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.014% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.21% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.081% fail on Battery(ies) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0048% fail on Switch
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.095% fail on Rear reflectors (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.014% fail on Main beam tell-tale (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0048% fail on Switch
  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth (33% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (37% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0095% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0048% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0048% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Parking brake performance (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking brake performance (96% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.0095% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0048% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0048% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt (sp) (99% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.019% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (19% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (19% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.062% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake slack adjuster (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0095% fail on Cable
    • 0.41% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Pedal
    • 0.057% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.052% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.038% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.038% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.033% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0048% fail on Valves
    • 0.033% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0095% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Leaks (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Suspension (15% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Suspension arms (25% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes (41% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint dust cover (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joints (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.019% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0048% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.22% fail on Springs (73% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.019% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0095% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.014% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0048% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.0048% fail on Axles
      • 0.0048% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0048% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0048% fail on Suspension rod
  • 0.56% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (39% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust emissions (40% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.038% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0095% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0095% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.10% fail on Compression ignition (78% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (50% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0048% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0048% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.0048% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0048% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.038% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.033% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0048% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.50% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.0095% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0095% fail on Pre-tensioners (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0048% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.014% fail on Airbags
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.46% fail on Body, chassis, structure (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Exhaust system (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Transmission (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Drive shafts (79% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Joints (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0095% fail on Joints
    • 0.086% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.076% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0095% fail on System
    • 0.072% fail on Seats (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.038% fail on Body
      • 0.019% fail on Other body component
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
      • 0.0048% fail on Body condition
    • 0.029% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.024% fail on Doors
      • 0.014% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0095% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0095% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0048% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0048% fail on Door condition
    • 0.019% fail on Undertray
  • 0.30% fail on Steering
    • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage components (38% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Track rod end (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Drag link end (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0095% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0048% fail on Other components
        • 0.0048% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.057% fail on Power steering (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
      • 0.0095% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.052% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Steering rack (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment (62% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Condition
  • 0.21% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0048% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.0048% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0048% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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