Chevrolet Spark MOT Results

Registered in 2013
63.0% pass rate
from 4,341 tests in 2020
(59% 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.

  • 15% fail on Brakes (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service brake performance (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 9.7% fail on Service brake performance (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Plate brake tester (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance (40 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance (23 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.25% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (20 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.046% fail on Service brake imbalance (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.30% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.16% fail on Rbt
          • 0.14% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.023% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.023% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.023% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.65% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.65% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.23% fail on Electronic stability control (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.023% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.092% fail on Pedal
      • 0.092% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.092% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.092% fail on Lever
    • 0.092% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.023% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.023% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.023% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.023% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.023% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.023% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.023% fail on Other components
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (80% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Position lamps (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Position lamp (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim (33% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.16% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.39% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (46 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (54 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
      • 0.046% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.092% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.092% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (75% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers (34% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Bonnet (26 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.092% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.092% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.092% fail on View to rear
      • 0.092% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.7% fail on Suspension (58% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.0% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Mounting
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers (78% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Pins and bushes (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Suspension arms (60% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes (62% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.046% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.046% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.023% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth (36% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Bumpers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Transmission (90% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Joints (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Body
      • 0.046% fail on Other body component
    • 0.023% fail on Load security
      • 0.023% fail on Access panel
    • 0.023% fail on Doors
      • 0.023% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.023% fail on Door condition
    • 0.023% fail on Seats
      • 0.023% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.023% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.023% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.97% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.046% fail on Airbags
      • 0.023% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.023% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.85% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.67% fail on Exhaust emissions (39% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.35% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.32% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.046% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Transmission oil leaks (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Steering (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering linkage components (66% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Track rod end (64% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Power steering
      • 0.046% fail on Other components (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.14% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.14% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.069% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.023% fail on Attachment
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