Chevrolet Spark MOT Results

Registered in 2013
69.3% pass rate
from 3,642 tests in 2017
(82% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Spark is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Position lamps (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Front lamps (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Tell tale (30 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (65% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (65% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.027% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.055% fail on Battery
    • 0.055% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.055% fail on Horn
  • 9.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.22% fail on Bonnet (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.055% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.7% fail on Brakes (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Brake performance (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Rear wheels (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.082% fail on Brake operation (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Brake performance not tested (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.082% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.69% fail on Restricted movement (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
        • 0.027% fail on Pipes
    • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.027% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal
        • 0.027% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.027% fail on ABS
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 2.3% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.69% fail on Shock absorbers (86% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Condition (86% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.082% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.055% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.055% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.77% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (190% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Drivers airbag (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.33% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.055% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.027% fail on Emissions
  • 0.33% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.33% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
    • 0.027% fail on Doors
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.027% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
    • 0.027% fail on Load security
      • 0.027% fail on Access panel
      • 0.027% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.14% fail on Steering
    • 0.055% fail on Steering system
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.055% fail on Power steering
      • 0.027% fail on Operation
      • 0.027% fail on Pump
      • 0.027% fail on Rams
    • 0.027% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.055% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Attachment
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