Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2009
65.1% pass rate
from 16,644 tests in 2020
(6.0% better than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp (77% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (12% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (18% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Dipswitch
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Position lamp (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type (36% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Side repeaters (92% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 0.24% fail on Reversing lamps (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Reversing lamps (81% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.11% fail on Electrical equipment (74% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Horn (81% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Battery(ies) (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.024% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.018% fail on Main beam tell-tale (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.018% fail on Rear reflectors (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0060% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 7.6% fail on Brakes
    • 4.5% fail on Brake performance (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.47% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0060% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0060% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (42% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.84% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Rbt (sp) (87% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.090% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.0060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0060% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.75% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.72% fail on Rbt
          • 0.60% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.14% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.0060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.012% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.0060% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.030% fail on Brake performance not tested (71% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (48% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads (54% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums (44% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Brake discs (46% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.17% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (68% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable
        • 0.036% fail on Lever
        • 0.012% fail on Brake slack adjuster (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Linkage
    • 1.4% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pedal (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.46% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.090% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (85% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.042% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.030% fail on Valves (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.0060% fail on Servos
      • 0.0060% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.084% fail on Air and vacuum systems (8 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Leaks (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Servos
      • 0.0060% fail on Valves
    • 0.042% fail on Flexible brake hoses (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Springs (22% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Coil springs (22% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Coil spring (21% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Anti-roll bars (50% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.40% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Linkage ball joints (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0060% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Pins and bushes (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover (43% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (92% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.82% fail on Shock absorbers (44% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.036% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.030% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0060% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.030% fail on Macpherson strut (82% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0060% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.030% fail on Other suspension component (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.024% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 5.1% fail on Tyres (23% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth (30% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Size/type
  • 5.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Transmission (25% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Drive shafts (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Joints (27% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.090% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.090% fail on Joints
    • 0.55% fail on Fuel system (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pipe
      • 0.048% fail on System
      • 0.036% fail on Hose (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Tank
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.060% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0060% fail on Catch
      • 0.018% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.012% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0060% fail on Hinge
      • 0.018% fail on Front passenger's door (75% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Door condition (74% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Body
      • 0.060% fail on Other body component
      • 0.030% fail on Panel
      • 0.012% fail on Body condition
    • 0.084% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.054% fail on Seats
      • 0.048% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.012% fail on Driver's seat (79% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Undertray
    • 0.030% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.030% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.018% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Bracket
      • 0.0060% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.0060% fail on Chassis
      • 0.0060% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0060% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0060% fail on Towbar condition
    • 0.0060% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0060% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility (12% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.9% fail on Washers (27% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on View to rear
      • 0.15% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.048% fail on Bonnet (62% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.036% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Spark ignition (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (49% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0060% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0060% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.0% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.048% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.030% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.096% fail on Fluid leaks (61% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Engine oil leaks (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.018% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.012% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.012% fail on Undertray
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0060% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0060% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0060% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
      • 0.042% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.024% fail on Other components
    • 0.060% fail on Steering gear (71% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Operation
    • 0.060% fail on Steering play
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.042% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.94% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.65% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0060% fail on Requirements
    • 0.036% fail on Airbags
      • 0.036% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle (33% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates (33% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Road Wheels (54% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.012% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.012% fail on Speedometer
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