Skoda Fabia MOT Results

Registered in 2016
87.9% pass rate
from 20,077 tests in 2020
(5.5% better than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Skoda Fabia is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Visibility (67% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Washers
    • 0.090% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.090% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.035% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.0100% fail on View to rear
      • 0.0100% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.65% fail on Tread depth (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Size/type
    • 0.030% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (30% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (15% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (14% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0100% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.25% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.25% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.050% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.0050% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp (44% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.14% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.0100% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.065% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.055% fail on Horn
      • 0.0100% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.055% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.045% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (70% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Rear fog lamp (69% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0100% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0100% fail on Reversing lamp switch (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.0050% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0050% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 1.3% fail on Brakes (33% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Brake linings and pads (68% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Brake pads (68% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.19% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.045% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0100% fail on Cable
    • 0.41% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.32% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.075% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.015% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.0100% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0050% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.055% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.050% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.050% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.030% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt
          • 0.0100% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0100% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Lever (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (96% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Pedal
    • 0.030% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.0100% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.0050% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0050% fail on Leaks
  • 0.48% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.45% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (76% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0050% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0050% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.0050% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.020% fail on Compression ignition (89% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0100% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (92% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0050% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.0050% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.015% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.015% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0100% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0050% fail on Other leaks
  • 0.46% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.100% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.045% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0100% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0100% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.040% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.0050% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.0050% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.35% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (38% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (75% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0050% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0050% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.19% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.050% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.040% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.0050% fail on Tank
      • 0.0050% fail on System
    • 0.045% fail on Doors
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.0100% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0050% fail on Catch
      • 0.0050% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0050% fail on Door condition
    • 0.030% fail on Transmission
      • 0.025% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Joints
      • 0.0050% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0050% fail on Joints
    • 0.030% fail on Body
      • 0.015% fail on Panel
      • 0.015% fail on Other body component
    • 0.015% fail on Seats
      • 0.0100% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.0050% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0100% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.0050% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.0050% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0050% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.0050% fail on Undertray
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.060% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Condition
  • 0.075% fail on Identification of the vehicle (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Registration plates (68% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.030% fail on Steering (76% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0100% fail on Steering linkage components (89% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0050% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0050% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0050% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0050% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.0050% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0050% fail on Speedometer
Read the Honest John Review

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    Practical cabin with an impressively spacious boot, DAB radio and Bluetooth as standard, comfortable and easy to drive.
  • Skoda Fabia Estate (2015 on)
    Solid build quality, impressive interior space, good range of small and frugal engines, composed ride and handling.

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