Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.4% pass rate
from 298 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Brakes (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 22% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 17% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.0% fail on Components
        • 3.4% fail on Hoses
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (68% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Valves
      • 1.0% fail on Leaks
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
    • 3.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.34% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.67% fail on ABS
    • 0.34% fail on Restricted movement
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 8.4% fail on Suspension arms (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
      • 0.67% fail on Front
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Prescribed areas (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Component mounting (86% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.67% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.34% fail on Location
    • 0.34% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.34% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (42% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.34% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.67% fail on Side repeaters
      • 0.34% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.67% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Switch
    • 0.67% fail on Stop lamp (88% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Horn
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.4% fail on Emissions
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.7% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.0% fail on Wipers
    • 5.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.67% fail on Windscreen
  • 9.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (73% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.7% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Tread depth (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.34% fail on Free play
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Operation
    • 0.34% fail on Locking devices
  • 2.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.67% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
    • 0.67% fail on Body condition
    • 0.34% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.34% fail on Chassis
    • 0.34% fail on Seats
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 0.34% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.34% fail on Registration plate

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