SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 1997
62.5% pass rate
from 96 tests in 2020
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Suspension
    • 9.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.3% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Suspension arm
    • 5.2% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 2.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.0% fail on Sub-frame
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 9.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.3% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 3.1% fail on Load sensing valves (15 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.0% fail on Valves
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp aim
  • 9.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.2% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Driver's door (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front passenger's door (9 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition
        • 1.0% fail on Hinge
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.0% fail on Chassis
      • 1.0% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.0% fail on Body
      • 1.0% fail on Other body component
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 3.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.2% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Registration plates (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 4.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.2% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 1.0% fail on Pump

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