Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2004
50.5% pass rate
from 8,616 tests in 2020
(6.5% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamps (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp levelling device (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Stop lamp (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Direction indicators (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Flashing type (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Side repeaters (85% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (30% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Electrical equipment (3.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Horn (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Electrical wiring (7.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Battery(ies) (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.56% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Switch (42% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Position lamps (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Position lamp (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.012% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.012% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 18% fail on Suspension (4.4% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Linkage ball joints (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Pins and bushes (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Linkage (40% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Anti-roll bar (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (10% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Suspension arm (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Springs (5.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (4.4% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Coil spring (3.6% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Mounting (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings (18% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Other suspension component (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pins and bushes (6.9% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other suspension component (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Macpherson strut (11% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Macpherson strut (25% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Sub-frame (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (87% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Suspension rods (18% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Ball joint dust cover (67% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.035% fail on Axles (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (68% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 16% fail on Brakes (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (60% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.87% fail on Service brake imbalance (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Plate brake tester (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.070% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Plate brake tester (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (51% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake performance (5.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Decelerometer (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake performance (16% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested (52% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (11% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (32% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs and drums (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Brake drums (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (19% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cable (8.0% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Lever (91% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Linkage
        • 0.012% fail on Relay lever
        • 0.012% fail on Pivot
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Anti-lock braking system (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic stability control (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Electronic braking system (7.5% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal (35% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Flexible brake hoses (72% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid (64% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Reservoirs (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Servos (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Air and vacuum systems (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Servos (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
      • 0.012% fail on Valves
    • 0.17% fail on Rigid brake pipes (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.012% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.012% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (23% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Transmission (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (82% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shaft (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Prop shafts (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Joints (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Belts
    • 2.9% fail on Exhaust system (12% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Front passenger's door (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Driver's door (24% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.081% fail on Door condition (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Seats (56% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passenger's seat (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's seat (3.0% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Fuel system (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4.6% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on System (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Tank (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hose
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe
    • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (50% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Body (19% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other body component (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Panel (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Bumpers (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Chassis (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Chassis condition (75% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.081% fail on Undertray (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Engine mounting condition (67% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Floor
    • 0.012% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.012% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.012% fail on Cabs
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 9.0% fail on Visibility (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers (9.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Washers (21% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on View to rear (24% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Mirrors (28% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Condition of glass (74% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Windscreen (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view (11% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet (51% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Catalyst emissions (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Emissions not tested (0.87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Non catalyst emissions (2.9% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.012% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition (5.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (19% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested (19% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emission control equipment (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.081% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.012% fail on Particulate filter
          • 0.012% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (6.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (43% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (8.6% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Fluid leaks (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Other leaks (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.012% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres (7.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth (2.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Size/type (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 5.7% fail on Steering (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (41% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Drag link end (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Steering arm (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.59% fail on Steering gear (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Operation (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Steering box
    • 0.32% fail on Power steering (6.2% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Other components (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Operation (7.8% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Pipes and hoses (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Pump
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic power steering (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering play (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Steering wheel (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering shaft
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (45% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Prescribed areas (45% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Requirements (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pre-tensioners (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Airbags (5.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers airbag (12% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plates (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Vehicle Identification Number (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition (18% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.035% fail on Seat belt installation check (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Belt(s)/padding (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Anchorages
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