SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 2014
79.6% pass rate
from 1,806 tests in 2017
(43% 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.

  • 9.2% fail on Tyres (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (120% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 7.1% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.055% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.78% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.66% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.33% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.055% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.055% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.28% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.055% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.055% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.055% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.17% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.44% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.17% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.055% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.055% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.055% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.055% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.055% fail on Pedal
        • 0.055% fail on Anti-slip
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension
    • 0.78% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Bonded suspension (70 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (81 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.055% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.055% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.055% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 0.39% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
    • 0.055% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.055% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system
      • 0.055% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.055% fail on Steering arm
  • 0.11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
  • 0.11% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.055% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.055% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.055% fail on System
  • 0.055% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.055% fail on Attachment
Read the Honest John Review

  • SEAT Alhambra (2010 - 2020)
    Sliding side doors as standard. Very spacious with a good quality interior. Frugal and low CO2 TDI engines. Sister car to the new Volkswagen Sharan but better value.

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