SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 2006
48.9% pass rate
from 1,120 tests in 2017
(21% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Alhambra is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 13% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 12% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 12% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Drive shafts (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage condition
    • 5.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 5.8% fail on Condition
    • 4.8% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.5% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Subframe mounting (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.71% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.71% fail on Front
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.089% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.089% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.089% fail on Condition
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Position lamps (85% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Front lamps (73% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on All position lamps
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.89% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.89% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.71% fail on Direction indicators (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Flashing type (72% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Individual lamps (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.54% fail on Battery
    • 0.36% fail on Trailer electrical socket (15 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.089% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.089% fail on Horn
    • 0.089% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Brakes (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Parking brake performance (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Rear wheels (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Components (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Pipes (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Hoses (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Leaks
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.45% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.98% fail on Electronic stability system (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.89% fail on Condition
      • 0.089% fail on Fitment
    • 0.54% fail on Mechanical components (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Cable
      • 0.089% fail on Linkage
    • 0.54% fail on ABS
    • 0.36% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.18% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Operation
      • 0.089% fail on Leaks
  • 11% fail on Tyres (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Condition (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.18% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.98% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Emissions
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers (53% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Drivers (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.80% fail on Body condition (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers
      • 0.27% fail on Drivers
    • 0.36% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Engine mountings
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.27% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.089% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.18% fail on Power steering
      • 0.089% fail on Operation
      • 0.089% fail on Other components
  • 2.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition
      • 0.089% fail on Requirements
      • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.98% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.98% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.89% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.89% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.27% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on Attachment
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