SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 1999
38.7% pass rate
from 266 tests in 2017
(26% worse than other 1999 cars)
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Alhambra is unusually good or bad.

  • 38% fail on Suspension (75% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Component mounting
      • 7.5% fail on Subframe mounting (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spring mounting
    • 14% fail on Anti-roll bars (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage condition
    • 9.0% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.0% fail on Front drive shafts (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Couplings
    • 7.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 7.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Macpherson strut (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.9% fail on Condition
      • 0.75% fail on Location (6 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.75% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.75% fail on Attachment (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.38% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.38% fail on Front
  • 32% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (30% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (81% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.3% fail on Rear lamps
    • 7.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 7.1% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
    • 4.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Fog lamp (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Battery
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp
  • 25% fail on Brakes (42% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.6% fail on Parking brake performance (86% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.0% fail on Components
        • 7.1% fail on Pipes
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.38% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.38% fail on Servos
      • 1.1% fail on Leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 6.8% fail on ABS (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.1% fail on Air and vacuum systems (25 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Components (29 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Servos (50 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
        • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 12% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Body condition (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Passengers other (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.38% fail on Drivers
  • 12% fail on Steering (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Track rod end (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Free play (8 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Steering rack (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Steering operation (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Valve stem
  • 10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (87% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Seat belts (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition
      • 0.38% fail on Requirements
      • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.3% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.75% fail on Cap
      • 0.75% fail on System
      • 0.38% fail on Pipe
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.9% fail on Mirrors (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.9% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate
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