Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1998
60.9% pass rate
from 258 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 7.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.2% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.78% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.9% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.39% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.39% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.39% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.39% fail on Cable
    • 2.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.2% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.78% fail on Pedal
      • 0.39% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.2% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.78% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.78% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.39% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.39% fail on Lever
    • 0.39% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.39% fail on Valves
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.78% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.78% fail on Switch
    • 0.78% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.78% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Switch
    • 0.78% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.39% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.39% fail on Horn
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.39% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Joints
      • 0.39% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.39% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front passenger's door (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Door condition (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Driver's door (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.78% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.39% fail on Chassis
      • 0.39% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.39% fail on Floor
    • 0.39% fail on Cabs
      • 0.39% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.2% fail on Suspension arm
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
    • 3.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.78% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.39% fail on Springs
      • 0.39% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.39% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.39% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint
  • 8.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.9% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 8.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.9% fail on Wipers
    • 0.39% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.39% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.39% fail on Requirements
  • 3.1% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (80% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.78% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.39% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plates

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