Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1999
58.7% pass rate
from 298 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 13% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.34% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.67% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.34% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 4.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.7% fail on Parking brake control (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.67% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.67% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
    • 0.34% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (98% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Drive shafts (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 7.0% fail on Joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.34% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.34% fail on Joints
    • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.67% fail on Chassis
      • 0.67% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.34% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Suspension arms (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.7% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 12% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition
        • 8.1% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.0% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.67% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.34% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.34% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 9.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (93% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.34% fail on Airbags
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 8.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (51% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.0% fail on Horn
      • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.34% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (79% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.7% fail on Visibility
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 3.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.67% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.34% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
  • 1.7% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.67% fail on Steering (83% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses

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