Alfa Romeo Spider MOT Results

Registered in 2008
74.2% pass rate
from 652 tests in 2020
(36% better than other 2008 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Alfa Romeo Spider is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.6% fail on Suspension (40% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Springs
      • 5.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.31% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Anti-roll bars (84% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.46% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.15% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.15% fail on Other suspension component
  • 6.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (56% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.92% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.46% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Position lamp (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.15% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.15% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 6.6% fail on Brakes
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt
          • 0.77% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.31% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.31% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.31% fail on Cable
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.15% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.1% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.6% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.31% fail on Catalyst emissions (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.92% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.61% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.15% fail on Undertray
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Tank (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission
      • 0.15% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.15% fail on Joints
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.61% fail on Steering (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Steering linkage components (73% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 0.31% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.15% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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