SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 2007
51.1% pass rate
from 1,033 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Alhambra is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Position lamps (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Front lamps (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Headlamp aim (83% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.1% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.1% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.097% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.87% fail on Direction indicators (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Flashing type (64% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Individual lamps (66% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.39% fail on Battery
    • 0.097% fail on Horn
    • 0.097% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 26% fail on Suspension (75% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 12% fail on Drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 11% fail on Front drive shafts (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 11% fail on Constant velocity joints (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.097% fail on Couplings
      • 0.39% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Drive shafts (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage condition
    • 4.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.9% fail on Condition
    • 3.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 3.3% fail on Macpherson strut (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (13 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.87% fail on Front
      • 0.48% fail on Rear
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.19% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes (47% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.58% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.097% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.77% fail on Brake calipers (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.097% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.7% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
      • 0.097% fail on Leaks
    • 1.3% fail on Electronic stability system (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.58% fail on Mechanical components (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Lever
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Fitment
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.097% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.097% fail on Pedal
        • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 10% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
    • 0.097% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Exhaust system (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions
    • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.097% fail on Tank
      • 0.097% fail on Cap
      • 0.097% fail on System
  • 3.6% fail on Driver's view of the road (43% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Washers
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.097% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.097% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Other components
  • 2.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (110% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
      • 0.29% fail on Requirements (7 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (9 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 1.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.58% fail on Doors
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
      • 0.097% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.29% fail on Body condition
    • 0.19% fail on Seats
      • 0.19% fail on Drivers
    • 0.097% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.097% fail on Chassis
    • 0.097% fail on Body security
    • 0.097% fail on Spare wheel
  • 0.48% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment
    • 0.19% fail on Condition
  • 0.48% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.48% fail on Registration plate
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