Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1996
54.8% pass rate
from 155 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 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Brakes (61% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 12% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.5% fail on Rear wheels
    • 7.1% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 7.1% fail on Components
        • 3.9% fail on Pipes
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
        • 0.65% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.65% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.65% fail on Leaks
    • 4.5% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.65% fail on Restricted movement
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.9% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Horn
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp
  • 17% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 12% fail on Emissions (99% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.65% fail on Pipe
      • 0.65% fail on Cap
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 14% fail on Tyres (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 10% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.65% fail on Valve stem
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.1% fail on Washers
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
    • 4.5% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.65% fail on Condition
      • 0.65% fail on Location
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (81% better than other 1996 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.65% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.65% fail on Rear
    • 0.65% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 5.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.9% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.9% fail on Doors
      • 1.9% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.65% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.65% fail on Chassis
    • 0.65% fail on Body condition
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.65% fail on Other components
  • 0.65% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.65% fail on Attachment
  • 0.65% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate

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