Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2002
49.8% pass rate
from 7,166 tests in 2020
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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (9.5% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamps (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Headlamp (82% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Headlamp levelling device (52% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.4% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (21% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.070% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.056% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.028% fail on Side repeaters (96% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (43% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Horn
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies) (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.49% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.028% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.028% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 0.014% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 21% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 10.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (83% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joints (90% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Ball joint (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pins and bushes (77% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (64% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage (57% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 7.6% fail on Suspension arms (24% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Pins and bushes (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Suspension arm (95% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.6% fail on Springs (22% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (20% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Coil spring (20% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (54% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wheel bearings (35% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (96% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Sub-frames (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Sub-frame (86% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.070% fail on Axles
      • 0.070% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Brakes (10% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (18% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Rbt (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.85% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.056% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.042% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (27% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.17% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.056% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.028% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.028% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.028% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake performance not tested (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.042% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.070% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.24% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.14% fail on Lever (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Cable (67% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Linkage
        • 0.014% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (63% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.1% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.27% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.56% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems (70% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid (74% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Valves (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.028% fail on Servos
    • 0.46% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (99% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.014% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.32% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.25% fail on Rigid brake pipes (93% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.070% fail on Leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Servos
    • 0.028% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.014% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.014% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.014% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.014% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 10% fail on Visibility (21% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Washers (30% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear
      • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition (26% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type (62% worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 8.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (21% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Transmission
      • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Joints
        • 0.056% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.22% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.22% fail on Joints
      • 0.042% fail on Belts (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (37% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Doors
      • 0.39% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.39% fail on Door condition
      • 0.27% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
        • 0.014% fail on Catch
      • 0.028% fail on Driver's door (79% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
    • 0.46% fail on Seats (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Passenger's seat (200% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.45% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.070% fail on Pipe
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
      • 0.014% fail on Tank
    • 0.38% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body
      • 0.20% fail on Other body component
      • 0.042% fail on Panel
      • 0.028% fail on Body condition
      • 0.014% fail on Pillar
    • 0.17% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.056% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.056% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.042% fail on Integral vehicle structure (95% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (95% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.042% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.014% fail on Towbar
      • 0.014% fail on Towbar condition
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (33% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (21% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Emissions not tested (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.028% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.028% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.014% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.042% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.91% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.27% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (58% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.042% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.042% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.73% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.59% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.070% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.098% fail on Noise suppression (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Undertray (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components (31% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Track rod end (36% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.43% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Operation (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.098% fail on Other components
      • 0.028% fail on Rams
    • 0.35% fail on Steering gear (60% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
      • 0.014% fail on Steering box
    • 0.13% fail on Electronic power steering (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Steering play
      • 0.070% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.042% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas (90% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Requirements
      • 0.028% fail on Pre-tensioners (6 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Airbags
      • 0.042% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.098% fail on Condition
  • 0.014% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.014% fail on Speedometer
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