SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 2014
77.4% pass rate
from 2,099 tests in 2020
(21% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Alhambra is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.1% fail on Tyres (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Suspension (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (59 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pins and bushes (27 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.19% fail on Springs (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Coil springs (77% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Coil spring (77% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.048% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage ball joints
  • 3.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (33% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Side repeaters (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Headlamp (84% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.095% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.29% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.095% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.095% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.095% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.048% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.048% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.048% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.048% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.048% fail on Horn
  • 3.4% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.91% fail on Washers
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.14% fail on Bonnet (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.048% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.2% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.67% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.38% fail on Brake performance (58% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.095% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.095% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.095% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.048% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.048% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.048% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.048% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.048% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 1.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.67% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.19% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Engine oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.57% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.24% fail on Transmission
      • 0.24% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.24% fail on Joints
    • 0.095% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.095% fail on Doors
      • 0.095% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition
    • 0.048% fail on Towbar
      • 0.048% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.048% fail on Body
      • 0.048% fail on Panel
    • 0.048% fail on Seats
      • 0.048% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.048% fail on Undertray
  • 0.43% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.095% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.048% fail on Airbags
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
  • 0.19% fail on Steering
    • 0.048% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.048% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.048% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.048% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.048% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.048% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.048% 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.

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