Chevrolet Spark MOT Results

Registered in 2010
67.3% pass rate
from 3,588 tests in 2017
(12% 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.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (61% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps (79% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.056% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.81% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.028% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.028% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Battery
    • 0.11% fail on Horn
    • 0.056% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.028% fail on Switch
      • 0.028% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.028% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels (80% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.084% fail on Parking brake performance (89% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.028% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.028% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Hoses
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.028% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.028% fail on Operation
      • 0.028% fail on Leaks
    • 0.50% fail on ABS (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Restricted movement (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.056% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.056% fail on Pedal
        • 0.028% fail on Condition
        • 0.028% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.028% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.028% fail on Cable
  • 8.0% fail on Driver's view of the road (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (93% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (34% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.0% fail on Suspension (51% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
    • 0.75% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.36% fail on Rear (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.20% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.028% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.11% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.028% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (69% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Emissions
    • 0.084% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.028% fail on Hose
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.028% fail on Cap
    • 0.056% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.95% fail on Registration plates and VIN (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plate (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.89% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Passengers airbag (19 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.28% fail on Condition
      • 0.056% fail on Requirements
      • 0.028% fail on Attachment
  • 0.59% fail on Steering (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Steering system (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Track rod end (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.028% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.084% fail on Operation
      • 0.084% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Other components
  • 0.22% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.14% fail on Body condition
    • 0.056% fail on Doors
      • 0.028% fail on Drivers
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.028% fail on Body security
    • 0.028% fail on Load security
      • 0.028% fail on Access panel
  • 0.028% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.028% fail on Attachment
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