SEAT Ibiza MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.5% pass rate
from 19,345 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Ibiza is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Visibility (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (19% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0052% fail on Window
    • 0.088% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.057% fail on View to rear
      • 0.057% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0052% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (51% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.072% fail on Size/type
    • 0.031% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (18% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (17% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.35% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.016% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (79% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Reversing lamp switch (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Battery(ies) (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Stop lamp (67% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0052% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.083% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0052% fail on Switch
    • 0.067% fail on Position lamps (61% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Position lamp (63% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.067% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.016% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0052% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.0052% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0052% fail on Switch
  • 2.3% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (20% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (20% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.0052% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.026% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.021% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on Cable
    • 0.64% fail on Brake performance (51% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Service brake performance (96% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.45% fail on Rbt (99% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0052% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0052% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.067% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.067% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.047% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.026% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.026% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.026% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.021% fail on Rbt
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.0052% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.35% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Pedal
    • 0.031% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.021% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.016% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.010% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0052% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0052% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0052% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0052% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0052% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.74% fail on Suspension
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0052% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.067% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.016% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.010% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.041% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.031% fail on Springs (79% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Coil springs (79% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Coil spring (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0052% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0052% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.010% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.0052% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0052% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0052% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0052% fail on Suspension unit
  • 0.43% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.41% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.047% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Non catalyst emissions (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Compression ignition (94% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0052% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0052% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.0052% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0052% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0052% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0052% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.22% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.078% fail on Transmission
      • 0.072% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.067% fail on Joints
        • 0.0052% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.0052% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0052% fail on Joints
    • 0.062% fail on Seats (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.047% fail on Body
      • 0.036% fail on Other body component
      • 0.010% fail on Panel
    • 0.016% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0052% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.0052% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.0052% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0052% fail on Doors
      • 0.0052% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0052% fail on Door condition
    • 0.0052% fail on Undertray
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.093% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.088% fail on Condition
      • 0.0052% fail on Requirements
    • 0.010% fail on Airbags
      • 0.010% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.15% fail on Attachment (69% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Condition
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.041% fail on Steering (67% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Steering linkage components (65% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Track rod end (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Steering arm (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0052% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0052% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0052% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0052% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.0052% fail on Steering play
      • 0.0052% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0052% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0052% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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