Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2008
59.4% pass rate
from 14,717 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Stop lamp (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (35% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (13% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (16% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (27% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0068% fail on Matched pair
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type (41% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.048% fail on Battery(ies) (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.020% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0068% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.0068% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.0068% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0068% fail on Reversing lamp switch
  • 12% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (17% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Linkage ball joints (51% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.041% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Linkage
    • 4.2% fail on Springs (12% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (12% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring (11% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Suspension arms (34% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.061% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Shock absorbers (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.034% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.068% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.041% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut (72% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.014% fail on Sub-frames (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0068% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.014% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0068% fail on Axles
      • 0.0068% fail on Axle
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (7.1% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (28% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.65% fail on Service brake imbalance (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.082% fail on Plate brake tester (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.0068% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0068% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.00% fail on Rbt
          • 0.81% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.020% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0068% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0068% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Brake linings and pads (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Brake pads (63% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs and drums (30% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Brake discs (35% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Brake drums (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.054% fail on Lever
        • 0.048% fail on Cable
        • 0.0068% fail on Linkage
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pedal
    • 0.52% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (26% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.034% fail on Electronic stability control (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.36% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (83% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Air brake cylinder/actuator
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.041% fail on Valves (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Servos (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0068% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Leaks (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Servos (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Flexible brake hoses (88% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.020% fail on Other components
    • 0.0068% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 6.9% fail on Body, chassis, structure (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Transmission (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Drive shafts (45% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Joints (46% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0068% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.14% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.14% fail on Joints
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Doors
      • 0.21% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0068% fail on Hinge
      • 0.061% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.061% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0068% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.068% fail on System
      • 0.041% fail on Pipe
      • 0.034% fail on Hose
      • 0.020% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Tank
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.10% fail on Seats
      • 0.082% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.082% fail on Body
      • 0.068% fail on Other body component
      • 0.020% fail on Panel
    • 0.082% fail on Undertray
    • 0.027% fail on Integral vehicle structure (71% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.0068% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.027% fail on Chassis
      • 0.027% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.027% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.020% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.014% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0068% fail on Safety device
      • 0.0068% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.014% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.0068% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.0068% fail on Bracket
    • 0.0068% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0068% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 5.2% fail on Visibility (14% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0068% fail on Window
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.020% fail on Bonnet (87% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 5.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (28% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.034% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (24% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.78% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (34% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.020% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0068% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
        • 0.0068% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.13% fail on Fluid leaks (63% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Engine oil leaks (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.020% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.020% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.0068% fail on Undertray
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (21% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end (42% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.027% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0068% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0068% fail on Other components
        • 0.0068% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0068% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.22% fail on Power steering
      • 0.095% fail on Pipes and hoses (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Operation
      • 0.061% fail on Other components
      • 0.020% fail on Rams
    • 0.15% fail on Steering gear (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.061% fail on Steering play
      • 0.061% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.054% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.0068% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.87% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (32% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts (38% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
      • 0.075% fail on Prescribed areas (57% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
    • 0.0068% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0068% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.0068% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.31% fail on Road Wheels (39% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.075% fail on Condition
  • 0.014% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.014% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.014% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.014% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0068% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.0068% fail on Doors
      • 0.0068% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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