SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 2013
75.5% pass rate
from 1,730 tests in 2020
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.

  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (93% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Condition (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (41% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type
    • 0.058% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension (45% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Pins and bushes (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.52% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.46% fail on Springs (76% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Coil springs (75% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Coil spring (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.12% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.058% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.058% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.81% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.81% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.69% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.75% fail on Headlamps (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Headlamp (58% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.46% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.46% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.23% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Trailer electrical socket (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.29% fail on Stop lamp (83% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.058% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 3.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.058% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.87% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.87% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.058% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 3.0% fail on Visibility
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.46% fail on Washers (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.058% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.058% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.058% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes (42% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.75% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.75% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.35% fail on Brake performance (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.058% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.058% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.17% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.058% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Brake fluid
  • 0.75% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.40% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
  • 0.46% fail on Body, chassis, structure (63% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Transmission
      • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.12% fail on Joints
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.12% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.058% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.058% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.058% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.058% fail on Doors
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition
  • 0.35% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.35% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.17% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.058% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.17% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plates
Read the Honest John Review

  • SEAT Alhambra (2010 - 2020)
    Proper seven-seat practicality which is more than you can say for most SUVs, practical and spacious even with all seven seats occupied, sliding rear doors are a real boon especially the electric versions.

    Search Good Garages