Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1989
63.0% pass rate
from 81 tests in 2017
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 1989 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 9.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 6.2% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on All direction indicators
        • 1.2% fail on Side repeaters
    • 6.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (15 times worse than other 1989 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (15 times worse than other 1989 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Battery
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.2% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.2% fail on Lamp
  • 14% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.6% fail on Washers
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
  • 11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 6.2% fail on Emissions
    • 3.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.5% fail on Hose (25 times worse than other 1989 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Cap
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system
  • 8.6% fail on Brakes
    • 7.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.5% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
    • 1.2% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 1.2% fail on Operation
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension
    • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Spring mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.2% fail on Front
      • 1.2% fail on Rear
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.9% fail on Steering system
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Free play
        • 1.2% fail on Steering box
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.5% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Chassis
    • 1.2% fail on Doors
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers front
  • 3.7% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.2% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.2% fail on Attachment

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