Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1996
52.1% pass rate
from 144 tests in 2020
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 (98% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
          • 13% fail on Service brake performance (7 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.8% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 2.8% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.4% fail on Brake fluid (4 times worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.69% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.69% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.69% fail on Brake discs
  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 2.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.69% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Transmission (150% worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 7.6% fail on Joints (190% worse than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.69% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.69% fail on Chassis
      • 0.69% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.69% fail on Floor
  • 13% fail on Visibility
    • 6.9% fail on Wipers
    • 6.9% fail on Washers
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 6.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.8% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.69% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.69% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.69% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.69% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.69% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.69% fail on Mounting
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.69% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.69% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.69% fail on Linkage
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type (6 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.69% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.69% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.69% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.69% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.69% fail on Condition

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