Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 2001
62.1% pass rate
from 306 tests in 2020
(19% better than other 2001 cars)
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 11% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.33% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.98% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.98% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.3% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.3% fail on Lever
    • 1.3% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.33% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.33% fail on Servos
    • 0.33% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (150% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.3% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.65% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.6% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.98% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.65% fail on Electrical wiring (8 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.65% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.65% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (11 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.33% fail on Switch
  • 9.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.9% fail on Transmission
      • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.6% fail on Joints
      • 0.33% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Joints
    • 0.98% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.98% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.65% fail on Doors
      • 0.65% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.65% fail on Door condition
      • 0.33% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition
    • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.33% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.33% fail on Body
      • 0.33% fail on Panel
    • 0.33% fail on Floor
  • 8.8% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage
      • 0.33% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.65% fail on Springs (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.33% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.33% fail on Mounting
    • 0.65% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.65% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.65% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (83% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.33% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 7.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.65% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.33% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 6.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.2% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.98% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.3% fail on Visibility (62% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Bonnet
  • 1.6% fail on Steering
    • 0.98% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.98% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.65% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.65% fail on Steering rack

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