SEAT Alhambra MOT Results

Registered in 2015
79.0% pass rate
from 2,423 tests in 2020
(38% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Alhambra is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.7% fail on Tyres (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Tread depth (86% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type
    • 0.041% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 4.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.87% fail on Direction indicators (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Flashing type (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.41% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.54% fail on Position lamp (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.21% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.083% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.083% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.041% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.041% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.041% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 3.8% fail on Suspension (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins and bushes (23 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.083% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.62% fail on Washers
    • 0.21% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.21% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.083% fail on View to rear
      • 0.083% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.041% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.041% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes
    • 1.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.41% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.41% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.33% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.041% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.083% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.041% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.041% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.21% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.21% fail on Electronic parking brake (19 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.041% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.083% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.083% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 0.66% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.66% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.33% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.29% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.041% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.33% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.083% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.083% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.083% fail on Doors
      • 0.041% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
      • 0.041% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
    • 0.041% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.041% fail on System
    • 0.041% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.041% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.041% fail on Body
      • 0.041% fail on Panel
    • 0.041% fail on Seats
      • 0.041% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Steering
    • 0.083% fail on Electronic power steering (29 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.041% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.041% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.041% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.083% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates
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  • 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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