Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2000
49.5% pass rate
from 1,485 tests in 2020
(7.7% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (28% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joints (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.67% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms (39% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins and bushes (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.3% fail on Springs (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Coil spring (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (77% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.067% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.20% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (96% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Headlamp (90% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.2% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (180% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.067% fail on Switch
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp (62% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.67% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.54% fail on Horn
      • 0.067% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.067% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.067% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.067% fail on Switch
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.067% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 0.74% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (51% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (65% worse than other 2000 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.067% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.067% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.067% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.067% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.067% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.74% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.74% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
        • 0.067% fail on Lever
    • 2.6% fail on Parking brake control (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.67% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.54% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.47% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.40% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
      • 0.067% fail on Servos
      • 0.067% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.40% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.34% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.067% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Other components (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 10% fail on Visibility (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.3% fail on Transmission (42% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Joints (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.067% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.27% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (44% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition
      • 0.34% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.67% fail on Seats
      • 0.40% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.27% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.47% fail on Body
      • 0.27% fail on Other body component
      • 0.20% fail on Panel
    • 0.20% fail on Boot lid (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.067% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Pipe
      • 0.067% fail on System
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.067% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.067% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.067% fail on Chassis
      • 0.067% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.067% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.067% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.067% fail on Undertray
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.81% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 7.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (31% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Spark ignition (33% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (71% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (64% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.81% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.54% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.067% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Fluid leaks (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Engine oil leaks (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.067% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.067% fail on Undertray
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.4% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Operation (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Other components
      • 0.067% fail on Rams
    • 1.0% fail on Electronic power steering (57 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.94% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.067% fail on Steering play
      • 0.067% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Requirements
      • 0.067% fail on Pre-tensioners
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
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