SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 1997
50.0% pass rate
from 116 tests in 2017
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.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Individual lamps (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Tell tales
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.2% fail on Battery (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.6% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Horn
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 9.5% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Rear (8 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.86% fail on Attachment
    • 6.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 2.6% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.86% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
    • 5.2% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.2% fail on Components
        • 2.6% fail on Hoses
        • 1.7% fail on Pipes
        • 1.7% fail on Valves
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 0.86% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.86% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.86% fail on Condition
    • 0.86% fail on Restricted movement
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.86% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.86% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.6% fail on Tyres
    • 6.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
  • 5.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions
    • 0.86% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.86% fail on Cap
  • 4.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 4.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.7% fail on Doors
      • 1.7% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 1997 cars)
  • 0.86% fail on Steering
    • 0.86% fail on Steering system
      • 0.86% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.86% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.86% fail on Registration plate

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