SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 1998
58.0% pass rate
from 319 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.8% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.2% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (92% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (97% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.94% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.31% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.63% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt
          • 0.31% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.31% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.31% fail on Cable
    • 1.9% fail on Load sensing valves (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.63% fail on Air and vacuum systems (11 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Operation
      • 0.31% fail on Servos
    • 0.63% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.63% fail on Lever
    • 0.63% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.31% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.31% fail on Valves
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.31% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.31% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.6% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.8% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (71% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.94% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.63% fail on Springs
      • 0.63% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.63% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.63% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage
    • 0.63% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.31% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 11% fail on Spark ignition (56% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.63% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.63% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.63% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.63% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.8% fail on Visibility
    • 4.1% fail on Wipers
    • 4.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on View to rear
      • 0.63% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.31% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.31% fail on Windscreen
  • 8.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.6% fail on Doors
      • 1.6% fail on Front passenger's door (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Catch
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
    • 0.94% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.94% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.63% fail on Body
      • 0.63% fail on Other body component
    • 0.31% fail on Transmission
      • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.31% fail on Joints
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's seat
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.94% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (67% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.94% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.94% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.63% fail on Steering (83% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.31% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.31% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.31% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.31% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.31% fail on Anchorages

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