Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2003
51.5% pass rate
from 10,804 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamps (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (80% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.019% fail on Switch
      • 0.0093% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0093% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0093% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Position lamps (16% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.88% fail on Rear lamps (54% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (33% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators (24% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type (24% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.093% fail on Side repeaters (88% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Fog lamp (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.56% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.22% fail on Battery (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.065% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.028% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0093% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0093% fail on Lamp
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (52% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage condition (48% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.056% fail on Condition
    • 6.4% fail on Suspension arms (39% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 4.4% fail on Drive shafts (13% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Front drive shafts (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Constant velocity joints (14% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Couplings
      • 0.037% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.037% fail on Drive shafts
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Location
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Rear (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints (21% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Condition (51% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0093% fail on Condition
    • 0.093% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Component mounting (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0093% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.074% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.065% fail on Condition
      • 0.0093% fail on Attachment
    • 0.074% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.037% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.037% fail on Sub-frames (86% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Trailing arms (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (91% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance (10% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels (32% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels (25% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Service brake performance (47% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.046% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.2% fail on Parking brake (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (58% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Components (65% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Cylinders (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Servos (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.028% fail on Valves (93% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Leaks (53% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Operation
      • 0.056% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components (21% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.10% fail on Wheel cylinder (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Brake drums (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0093% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.8% fail on ABS (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Restricted movement (63% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Components (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Servos (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0093% fail on Pipes
      • 0.037% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Operation
      • 0.019% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0093% fail on Warning
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.065% fail on Service brake control components (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.065% fail on Pedal (74% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.065% fail on Condition
    • 0.065% fail on Mechanical components (73% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Cable (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Lever
      • 0.0093% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.0093% fail on Stationary pin
    • 0.019% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0093% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0093% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 9.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.5% fail on Condition (16% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
    • 0.093% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.54% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.046% fail on Bonnet (70% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 6.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (11% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Emissions
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (39% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.53% fail on System (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
      • 0.0093% fail on Pipe
    • 0.61% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.3% fail on Steering (15% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system (26% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (14% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Steering rack (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint (62% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.083% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.028% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0093% fail on Steering box
    • 0.97% fail on Power steering (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Electronic power steering (13 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.13% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.037% fail on Rams
    • 0.093% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0093% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0093% fail on Steering column
  • 3.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Passengers other (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers front (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Drivers
    • 0.24% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers
      • 0.056% fail on Drivers (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body condition (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Vehicle structure (88% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Chassis (88% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Body security
    • 0.0093% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0093% fail on Load security
      • 0.0093% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0093% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Seat belts (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
      • 0.065% fail on Requirements
      • 0.056% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0093% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0093% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.44% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Drivers airbag (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.30% fail on Road Wheels (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
  • 0.028% fail on Towbars
    • 0.019% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0093% fail on Adjustable towbar
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