Chevrolet Spark MOT Results

Registered in 2011
67.1% pass rate
from 3,943 tests in 2017
(34% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Spark is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (95% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Stop lamp (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Registration plate lamp (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Front lamps (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.051% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamps (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Headlamp (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Matched pair (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.63% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.63% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.48% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.15% fail on Individual lamps (68% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.41% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.051% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Horn
    • 0.076% fail on Battery
  • 8.3% fail on Brakes (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Front wheels (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance (63% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.076% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.051% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.025% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.99% fail on Hydraulic systems (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Components (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Pipes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Hoses
      • 0.025% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.025% fail on Operation
      • 0.025% fail on Leaks
    • 0.56% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Restricted movement (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (75% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (96% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Washers (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Bonnet (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.10% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (31% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.076% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.6% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Coil springs (62% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Condition (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.84% fail on Condition
    • 0.66% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Rear (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.076% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.076% fail on Drive shafts (86% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Front drive shafts (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Exhaust system (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Emissions
    • 0.10% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.051% fail on Hose (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
      • 0.025% fail on Cap
    • 0.076% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.99% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Drivers airbag (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.46% fail on Seat belts (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.076% fail on Installation check (36 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Belt(s)/padding (39 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Anchorage's
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
  • 0.56% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.43% fail on Steering
    • 0.33% fail on Steering system
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.10% fail on Power steering
      • 0.076% fail on Pipes and hoses (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Operation
  • 0.41% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Doors
      • 0.076% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.076% fail on Load security (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Access panel (21 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Body security
    • 0.025% fail on Seats
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on Attachment
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