Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2001
49.7% pass rate
from 5,189 tests in 2020
(5.2% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Headlamps (85% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 8.6% fail on Headlamp (98% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.019% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (16% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (75% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators (30% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type (29% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (78% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.019% fail on Arm
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.077% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.96% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (62% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp (60% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Switch
    • 0.46% fail on Electrical equipment (56% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Horn
      • 0.077% fail on Battery(ies) (83% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.077% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.039% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.039% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.019% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
    • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 20% fail on Suspension (12% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms (28% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint (31% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Suspension arm (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (60% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (87% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.5% fail on Springs (77% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Coil springs (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.5% fail on Coil spring (85% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (54% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.096% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.21% fail on Other suspension component (63% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Ball joint (70% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (95% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.019% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.019% fail on Axles
      • 0.019% fail on Axle
    • 0.019% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.019% fail on Sub-frame
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance (18% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (19% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (37% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (39% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.039% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.058% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (53% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake imbalance (67% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (43% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.077% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.058% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.058% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.019% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.096% fail on Brake drums (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.077% fail on Lever
        • 0.039% fail on Cable (82% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Pedal (67% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (34% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.58% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems (82% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Valves
      • 0.019% fail on Servos
      • 0.019% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.40% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.19% fail on Air and vacuum systems (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Servos
      • 0.077% fail on Leaks
      • 0.019% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.17% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
      • 0.019% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.019% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
  • 9.5% fail on Visibility
    • 5.0% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (21% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on View to rear
      • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.058% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (20% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Transmission (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Drive shafts (44% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Joints (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.077% fail on Flexible couplings (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.25% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.25% fail on Joints
      • 0.019% fail on Belts
    • 1.9% fail on Exhaust system (52% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system (52% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.058% fail on System
      • 0.039% fail on Pipe
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.12% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.12% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition
    • 0.25% fail on Body
      • 0.19% fail on Other body component
      • 0.039% fail on Panel
      • 0.019% fail on Body condition
    • 0.23% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.096% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.077% fail on Integral vehicle structure (93% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (92% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Chassis condition (91% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.039% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.019% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.039% fail on Floor
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar
      • 0.019% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.019% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.019% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.019% fail on Load security
      • 0.019% fail on Access panel
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (13% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Spark ignition (14% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (42% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested (54% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.93% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.42% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.077% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.077% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.019% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.93% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.85% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.058% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.058% fail on Undertray
  • 6.9% fail on Steering (62% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Steering linkage components (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Track rod end (51% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.039% fail on Other components
        • 0.019% fail on Steering component
        • 0.019% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.039% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.019% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear (55% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack (59% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Operation
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Other components (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Rams (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.019% fail on Pump
    • 0.71% fail on Electronic power steering (18 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Steering play
      • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.039% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Seat belts (74% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
      • 0.096% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.44% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 0.93% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
  • 0.019% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.019% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.019% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.019% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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