When to replace the SEAT IBIZA timing belt

The Seat Ibiza is a popular model of the Spanish brand that has been produced since 1984. This model was delivered with both petrol and diesel engines. Below you will find an overview of the timing belt replacement intervals since 1999. If you do not know which engine your car has, you can enter the license plate number below.

Petrol variants manufactured between 1999 and 2002

  • SEAT Ibiza 1.0 37 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.4 44 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.4 16v 55 and 74 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.6 16v 55 and 74 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.8 T 20v Cupra 115 kW = 180 000 kilometres or after (recommended) a maximum of 5 years.

Dieselvariants manufactured between 1999 and 2002

  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 SDI 50 kW = Engine code 1R23787990 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 SDI 50 kW = Engine code 1R237880 120000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 66 kW = Engine code 1R237880 120000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 66 kW = Engine code XR32599960000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 66 kW = Engine code XR32600090000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 66 kW = Engine code2R206416150000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 81 kW = Engine code 1R237880 120000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 81 kW = Engine code XR32599960000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 81 kW = Engine code XR32600090000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 66 kW = Engine code2R206416150000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.

Petrol Variants produced between 2002 and 2009

  • SEAT Ibiza 1.2 (12v) 44, 47 and 51 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.4 16v 55, 63 and 74 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.6 74 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.8 T 110 and 132 kW =180 000 kilometres or after (recommended) a maximum of 5 years.

Dieselvariants produced between 2002 and 2009

  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 SDI 47 kW = Engine code 3R015058120 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 SDI 47 kW = Engine code 3R015059120 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 74 kW up to 2003 = 90 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 74 kW between 2003-2004 = 120 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 74 kW vanaf 2007 = 150 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 96 kW up to 2003 = 90 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 96 kW between 2003-2004 = 1.0 120 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 96 kW vanaf 2007 = 150 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI Cupra R 118 kW up to 2006 =. 120 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI Cupra R 118 kW from 2007 onwards =. 150 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.

Petrolvariants produced from 2008 onwards -

  • SEAT Ibiza 1.2 44 and 51 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.2 TSI 63 and 77 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.4 63 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.4 TSI 103 kW = No clear interval, recommendation is 90 000 kilometres or after 5 years maximum.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.4 TSI 110 kW =Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.6 77 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.

Dieselvariants produced from 2008 onwards -

  • SEAT Ibiza 1.2 TDI 55 kW = 210 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.4 TDI 59 kW = 150 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI all variants up to 2010 = SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI all variants up to 2010 180 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI all variants from 2010 = SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI all variants from 2010 = SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI all variants from 2010 = SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI all variants from 2010 = SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI 210 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 1.9 TDI 66 and 77 kW = 150 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • SEAT Ibiza 2.0 TDI 105 kW = 210 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.