Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2005
51.9% pass rate
from 12,827 tests in 2020
(3.9% 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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (17% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamps (61% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Headlamp (65% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0078% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.5% fail on Stop lamp (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (88% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on All direction indicators (200% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0078% fail on Arm
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (17% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.062% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (23% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (31% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Rear fog lamp (31% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp (32% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment (48% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Horn
      • 0.062% fail on Battery(ies) (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.023% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0078% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.016% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0078% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0078% fail on Switch
  • 17% fail on Suspension (5.8% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint dust cover (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.41% fail on Pins and bushes (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (70% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Linkage (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (26% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Suspension arm (66% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.1% fail on Springs
      • 4.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.16% fail on Mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Wheel bearings (35% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component (51% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.039% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.016% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0078% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (89% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.047% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0078% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.047% fail on Sub-frames (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0078% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0078% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.031% fail on Axles (77% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Axle
    • 0.0078% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0078% fail on Suspension unit
  • 15% fail on Brakes (8.8% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance (36% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (37% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.0078% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Rbt (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (60% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.88% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0078% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0078% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (54% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.23% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.055% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.031% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.031% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0078% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.19% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (12% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (21% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads (21% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.016% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.30% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Cable
        • 0.11% fail on Lever (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Linkage
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Pedal (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Anti-lock braking system (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.72% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.078% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.047% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.0078% fail on Valves
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
      • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.016% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.0078% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
    • 0.0078% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.0078% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.0078% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 10% fail on Body, chassis, structure (22% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Transmission (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Drive shafts (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Joints (86% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.016% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
      • 0.0078% fail on Belts
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (22% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Doors (41% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0078% fail on Catch
      • 0.070% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.070% fail on Door condition
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system (34% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.078% fail on Pipe
      • 0.055% fail on System
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
      • 0.0078% fail on Tank
    • 0.30% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Passenger's seat (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.29% fail on Body
      • 0.27% fail on Other body component (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.0078% fail on Mounting fixings
      • 0.0078% fail on Panel
    • 0.15% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.070% fail on Integral vehicle structure (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Undertray
    • 0.047% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.039% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0078% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.031% fail on Chassis (88% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Chassis condition (88% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.016% fail on Cabs
      • 0.016% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0078% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0078% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.0078% fail on Load security
      • 0.0078% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0078% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0078% fail on Floor
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (16% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear
      • 0.21% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.016% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.055% fail on Bonnet (71% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 7.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 6.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 5.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.59% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.023% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.016% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0078% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0078% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.73% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (26% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Emission control equipment (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.078% fail on Catalytic converter (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.039% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
          • 0.016% fail on Other emission control equipment
          • 0.0078% fail on Particulate filter
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.023% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.016% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Engine oil leaks (67% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.055% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.055% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.031% fail on Undertray
      • 0.023% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 5.3% fail on Steering (27% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Steering linkage components (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end (51% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.070% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.031% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering component
        • 0.016% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.016% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0078% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.0078% fail on Lock stop
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack (49% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Operation
      • 0.0078% fail on Steering box
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.039% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.031% fail on Rams
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.062% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (50% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.89% fail on Condition (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Requirements
    • 0.27% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (82% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Airbags
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.92% fail on Identification of the vehicle (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Registration plates (35% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.016% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0078% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0078% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0078% fail on Speed limiter plate
  • 0.0078% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0078% fail on Doors
      • 0.0078% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
  • 0.0078% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0078% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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