Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.8% pass rate
from 7,641 tests in 2017
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (5.1% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Headlamps (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Headlamp (80% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.013% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.013% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.013% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 6.9% fail on Stop lamp (14% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Rear lamps (50% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual lamps (64% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Fog lamp (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.026% fail on Switch
    • 0.48% fail on Horn
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Battery (69% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Hazard warning (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Lamp
      • 0.013% fail on Switch
    • 0.039% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 25% fail on Suspension (14% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Suspension arms (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (41% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (92% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Coil springs (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Condition (76% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Location
    • 6.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (19% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (15% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage condition (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Front drive shafts (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (45% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Couplings
        • 0.013% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.079% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.079% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wheel bearings (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Rear
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.22% fail on Macpherson strut (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Prescribed areas (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Component mounting (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Sub-frames (77% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Attachment
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.092% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Tie bars/rods (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.039% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.026% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.026% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on General condition
    • 0.013% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.013% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Axle beam
  • 16% fail on Brakes (8.1% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.60% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.013% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.8% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Components (49% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Valves
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Servos (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Leaks
      • 0.065% fail on Operation
      • 0.026% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (80% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components (25% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (29% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.079% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.039% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.026% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.79% fail on ABS (44% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Air and vacuum systems (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Pipes
      • 0.039% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
      • 0.013% fail on Leaks
    • 0.24% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.21% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.092% fail on Mechanical components (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Cable (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Lever
    • 0.052% fail on Service brake control components (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pedal (80% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Condition
        • 0.013% fail on Anti-slip
  • 10% fail on Tyres (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Tread depth (19% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Size/type
    • 0.092% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.9% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.43% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.052% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.7% fail on Steering (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering system (17% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.079% fail on Free play
        • 0.079% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
        • 0.013% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 2.0% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Electronic power steering (28 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Other components (190% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rams (6 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.026% fail on Pump
    • 0.26% fail on Steering operation (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 4.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (42% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Emissions (43% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (59% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system (62% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.16% fail on System
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.013% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (54% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (57% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (86% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Installation check
        • 0.013% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Body condition (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.24% fail on Passengers (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Drivers
    • 0.29% fail on Doors (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.079% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.065% fail on Drivers
    • 0.052% fail on Body security
    • 0.026% fail on Vehicle structure (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Chassis (97% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Load security
      • 0.013% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.013% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.013% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Attachment
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
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