Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 2001
57.6% pass rate
from 290 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 16% fail on Brake performance (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 14% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake operation
    • 9.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 8.6% fail on Components
        • 5.2% fail on Pipes
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses
        • 0.34% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.34% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.34% fail on Leaks
    • 2.1% fail on Parking brake
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.69% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.34% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.34% fail on Pedal
        • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.34% fail on ABS
  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.0% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (66% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Horn
    • 0.69% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.69% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Battery
  • 14% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 6.2% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 6.2% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.34% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.34% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Shock absorbers (130% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.34% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.69% fail on Component mounting (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Subframe mounting
      • 0.34% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.0% fail on Rear
    • 0.69% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.69% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.34% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.34% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Drivers airbag (9 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.34% fail on Requirements
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.34% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.34% fail on Pipe
    • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (69% better than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.69% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.34% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.0% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.69% fail on Body condition
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate

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