SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 1999
56.3% pass rate
from 263 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.4% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.38% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.38% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.38% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 13% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 13% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (60% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 11% fail on Catalyst emissions (72% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 3.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (77% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.76% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 9.9% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.9% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.38% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.38% fail on Cable
    • 1.5% fail on Load sensing valves (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.38% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.38% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.38% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.38% fail on Lever
  • 9.5% fail on Tyres
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (95% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
  • 8.0% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.76% fail on View to rear
      • 0.76% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.3% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front passenger's door (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Door condition (11 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.38% fail on Hinge
    • 0.76% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.76% fail on Transmission
      • 0.76% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.76% fail on Joints
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 4.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.0% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.76% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.76% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment

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