SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 2013
81.5% pass rate
from 1,522 tests in 2017
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 SEAT Alhambra is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Tyres (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Size/type
    • 0.066% fail on Valve stem
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Individual lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.53% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.066% fail on Switch
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.26% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.26% fail on Headlamps (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Headlamp (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plate lamp (90% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.066% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 3.2% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.39% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.066% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.066% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.066% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.066% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.066% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.066% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.066% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.066% fail on Leaks
  • 1.6% fail on Suspension
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.066% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.066% fail on Condition
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.33% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.066% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.066% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.20% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.066% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.066% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.066% fail on Cap
    • 0.066% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.066% fail on Steering
    • 0.066% fail on Steering system
      • 0.066% fail on Steering arm
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