SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2015
79.2% pass rate
from 19,131 tests in 2020
(36% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.5% fail on Visibility (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Wipers (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (200% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on View to rear (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Mirrors (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.084% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.078% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.010% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (29% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.099% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (86% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps (87% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (85% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Reversing lamps (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Reversing lamps (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Reversing lamp switch (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0052% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.13% fail on Direction indicators (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Flashing type (57% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0052% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.073% fail on Horn
      • 0.052% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.042% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.0052% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0052% fail on Switch
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (14% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.094% fail on Size/type
    • 0.073% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (17% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (27% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake pads (27% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.40% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.40% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.031% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.021% fail on Lever
        • 0.010% fail on Cable
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance (89% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0052% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.099% fail on Rbt
          • 0.063% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.037% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.010% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0052% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.016% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake control (200% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Pedal
    • 0.047% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.042% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.0052% fail on Valves
    • 0.042% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.031% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.021% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.026% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.026% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.021% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.010% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.4% fail on Suspension
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.25% fail on Pins and bushes (77% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0052% fail on Linkage
    • 0.12% fail on Springs (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.010% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0052% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0052% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0052% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.0052% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0052% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.49% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.47% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition (42% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Catalyst emissions (71% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.010% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0052% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0052% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0052% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.031% fail on Compression ignition (89% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (78% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0052% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.0052% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.0052% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.010% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.010% fail on Undertray
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.068% fail on Condition (56% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Requirements
    • 0.0052% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0052% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.26% fail on Body, chassis, structure (49% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on Transmission
      • 0.094% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.089% fail on Joints
        • 0.0052% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.0052% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0052% fail on Joints
    • 0.052% fail on Seats
      • 0.047% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.031% fail on Exhaust system (79% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Body
      • 0.026% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0052% fail on Panel
    • 0.026% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.026% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.026% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0052% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0052% fail on Chassis condition
  • 0.17% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.016% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Steering
    • 0.099% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.057% fail on Track rod end (53% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.010% fail on Steering arm (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0052% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.021% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.021% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.016% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0052% fail on Operation
      • 0.0052% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0052% fail on Other components
    • 0.010% fail on Steering play
      • 0.010% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0052% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.0052% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0052% fail on Anchorages
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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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