Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2007
56.8% pass rate
from 13,713 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp levelling device (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (59% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Side repeaters (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps (13% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.080% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0073% fail on Switch
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.022% fail on Switch
      • 0.0073% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0073% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.25% fail on Electrical equipment (63% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Horn (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.051% fail on Battery(ies) (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.022% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.015% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0073% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0073% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0073% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.0073% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0073% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Suspension (14% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joints (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Pins and bushes (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Linkage (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms (22% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Pins and bushes (20% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Suspension arm (62% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Springs (33% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Coil springs (33% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Coil spring (33% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers (31% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.036% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.015% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.088% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0073% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.066% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.051% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0073% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0073% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.029% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (94% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Sub-frames (94% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0073% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0073% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.4% fail on Brake performance (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Service brake performance (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Rbt (42% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (44% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.62% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.051% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.036% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.015% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (25% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (26% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.022% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0073% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0073% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0073% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0073% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0073% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (32% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads (40% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (41% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.00% fail on Brake discs and drums (23% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on Brake discs (28% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Brake drums (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.088% fail on Lever (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Cable
        • 0.015% fail on Brake slack adjuster (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Relay lever
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
    • 0.51% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.51% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Anti-lock braking system (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Electronic stability control (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.058% fail on Reservoirs (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Servos (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Valves
    • 0.28% fail on Air and vacuum systems (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks (12 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Servos (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0073% fail on Operation
    • 0.073% fail on Flexible brake hoses (62% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.029% fail on Other components
      • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0073% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.0073% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.0073% fail on Additional braking device
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (46% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Transmission (92% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Drive shafts (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Joints (94% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.022% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.26% fail on Prop shafts (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Joints (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (16% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Doors (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition (140% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0073% fail on Catch
      • 0.044% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.080% fail on Pipe
      • 0.051% fail on System
      • 0.0073% fail on Hose
    • 0.12% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.088% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.015% fail on Driver's seat (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Undertray
    • 0.058% fail on Body (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Other body component
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
    • 0.051% fail on Integral vehicle structure (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.022% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0073% fail on Bracket
    • 0.022% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.022% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.015% fail on Chassis (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis condition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Load security
      • 0.0073% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0073% fail on Other tailgate component
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (17% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.20% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.073% fail on Bonnet (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.066% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0073% fail on Window
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (13% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (22% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type (49% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (12% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Spark ignition (13% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.51% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.015% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0073% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0073% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.015% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.00% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.45% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.095% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.073% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.058% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.044% fail on Catalytic converter (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.022% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (50% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Engine oil leaks (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.022% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.0073% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0073% fail on Undertray
  • 2.4% fail on Steering (15% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.029% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.015% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.015% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0073% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.080% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
      • 0.029% fail on Rams
    • 0.17% fail on Steering gear (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Steering rack (53% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.036% fail on Steering play (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Steering rack (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0073% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.80% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (49% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Seat belts (28% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition
      • 0.066% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Attachment
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Airbags
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.50% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.44% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.095% fail on Condition
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