Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2005
53.6% pass rate
from 12,794 tests in 2017
(3.1% worse than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Headlamps (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Headlamp (49% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.016% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.016% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0078% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.8% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.87% fail on Rear lamps (36% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on All direction indicators (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Switch
        • 0.023% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (27% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Fog lamp (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.35% fail on Horn
    • 0.19% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (75% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.016% fail on Hazard warning (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch
    • 0.0078% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Front drive shafts (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.5% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage condition (59% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Attachment
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Presence
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Coil springs (24% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Location
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Front
      • 0.45% fail on Rear (52% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.89% fail on Front suspension joints (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.094% fail on Sub-frames (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.039% fail on Condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment
    • 0.047% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.047% fail on Condition
    • 0.039% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.031% fail on Prescribed areas (96% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Component mounting (96% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Trailing arms (89% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.016% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0078% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0078% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0078% fail on Axles
      • 0.0078% fail on Axle beam
  • 15% fail on Brakes (11% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance (44% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Rear wheels (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels (68% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.055% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (22% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.21% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.13% fail on Wheel cylinder (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.031% fail on Brake drums (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Parking brake (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Fitment
    • 2.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (35% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Components (46% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Hoses (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Reservoirs (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Servos (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cylinders (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Leaks (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.47% fail on Restricted movement (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Components (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Servos (12 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Pipes (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Hoses
      • 0.047% fail on Leaks (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.29% fail on ABS (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.19% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.094% fail on Lever (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Cable (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0078% fail on Brake slack adjuster
    • 0.086% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.086% fail on Pedal
        • 0.070% fail on Condition
        • 0.016% fail on Anti-slip (86% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0078% fail on Locking devices
  • 8.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (24% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.094% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0078% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.32% fail on Steering rack (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Free play
        • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.039% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0078% fail on Other components
        • 0.0078% fail on Steering component
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
      • 0.086% fail on Operation
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.055% fail on Rams (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.016% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0078% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering column
  • 3.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (31% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions (24% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.27% fail on Fuel system (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
      • 0.031% fail on Pipe
  • 1.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.73% fail on Condition (69% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
      • 0.039% fail on Requirements
    • 0.30% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0078% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.91% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers (83% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body condition (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seats
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers
      • 0.10% fail on Drivers
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.016% fail on Vehicle structure (90% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis (90% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.0078% fail on Body security
    • 0.0078% fail on Load security
      • 0.0078% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment (47% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Towbars
    • 0.016% fail on Towbar
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