Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1997
58.7% pass rate
from 300 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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.67% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Pipes
        • 1.3% fail on Hoses
        • 1.0% fail on Reservoirs (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Leaks
      • 1.0% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (4 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.67% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.67% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on ABS
    • 0.33% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.33% fail on Pedal
        • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 19% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.33% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.3% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.0% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.67% fail on Lamp
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.67% fail on Battery
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 6.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 1.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.7% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.67% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage condition
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
      • 0.67% fail on Front
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.67% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.67% fail on Location
    • 0.33% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.33% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.33% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.3% fail on Emissions
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.33% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.33% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.7% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Drivers airbag (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
  • 2.7% fail on Steering
    • 2.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.33% fail on Steering control
      • 0.33% fail on Steering column
    • 0.33% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.33% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.33% fail on Body condition
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.67% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment

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