Chevrolet Spark MOT Results

Registered in 2010
61.7% pass rate
from 4,083 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Spark is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Stop lamp (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp (73% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.024% fail on Dipswitch
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (63% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Position lamp (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Reversing lamps (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Rear fog lamp (83% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.66% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators (89% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Electrical equipment (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Horn
    • 0.024% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.024% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.024% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.024% fail on Switch
  • 12% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance (91% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.049% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.024% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.96% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.96% fail on Service brake imbalance (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Rbt (75% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking brake performance (77% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.024% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.098% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.49% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.49% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.27% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
      • 0.098% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.098% fail on Parking brake control (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Lever
    • 0.073% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.024% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.024% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.024% fail on Valves
    • 0.049% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility (78% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.96% fail on Bonnet (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on View to rear
      • 0.17% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.024% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.073% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.049% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.049% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition (40% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
  • 6.0% fail on Suspension (45% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Springs (47% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (47% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring (47% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.91% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Anti-roll bars (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage ball joints (67% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint dust cover (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.69% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins and bushes (88% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.073% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.024% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.024% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system (60% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.22% fail on Transmission (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Joints (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.049% fail on Joints
    • 0.049% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
      • 0.024% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.049% fail on Body
      • 0.049% fail on Other body component
    • 0.024% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.024% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.024% fail on Doors
      • 0.024% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.024% fail on Door condition
    • 0.024% fail on Seats
      • 0.024% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 2.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions (32% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.93% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.59% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.27% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.024% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.024% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.17% fail on Compression ignition (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.049% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.024% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Transmission oil leaks (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.024% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.024% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (37% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Steering linkage components (34% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.96% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.049% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.073% fail on Power steering
      • 0.049% fail on Other components
      • 0.024% fail on Operation
      • 0.024% fail on Rams
    • 0.049% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.024% fail on Steering box
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.024% fail on Steering play
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.88% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.56% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
      • 0.024% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.024% fail on Airbags
      • 0.024% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.098% fail on Road Wheels (76% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Attachment
  • 0.024% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.024% fail on Anchorages
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