Chevrolet Spark MOT Results

Registered in 2014
76.8% pass rate
from 801 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Chevrolet Spark is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Position lamps (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Position lamp (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.75% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.62% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.50% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.50% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.25% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.12% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility (75% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers (90% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Bonnet (29 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.12% fail on Window
  • 5.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.25% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.25% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.25% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.25% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.62% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 2.2% fail on Suspension
    • 0.62% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.37% fail on Springs
      • 0.37% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.37% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.37% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.25% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (159 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.50% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.25% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.12% fail on Transmission
      • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.12% fail on Other body component
  • 0.37% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.37% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.37% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Steering
    • 0.12% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.12% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.12% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
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