Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1990
71.3% pass rate
from 87 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 1990 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.1% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Tell tale
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.1% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning
      • 1.1% fail on Lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Horn
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1990 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.1% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.9% fail on Washers
    • 4.6% fail on Wipers
  • 4.6% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.1% fail on Component mounting
  • 3.4% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.1% fail on Free play
        • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.1% fail on Steering arm
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Condition
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.3% fail on Body condition
  • 1.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate

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