SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 1999
52.4% pass rate
from 401 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 5.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.50% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.75% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.50% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.5% fail on Horn
    • 0.75% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.50% fail on Switch
      • 0.25% fail on Lamp
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 4.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.0% fail on Components
        • 1.5% fail on Pipes (64% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 1.2% fail on Valves
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.50% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.75% fail on Air and vacuum systems (16 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Components (18 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Hoses
        • 0.25% fail on Servos
      • 0.25% fail on Leaks
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.25% fail on Pedal
        • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 9.0% fail on Emissions
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.25% fail on Cap
      • 0.25% fail on System
  • 12% fail on Suspension (42% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear
      • 2.0% fail on Front (170% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.00% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 1.00% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.00% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas (92% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.25% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.2% fail on Wipers
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.75% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.75% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 7.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.25% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.00% fail on Steering system (74% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.50% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.50% fail on Power steering
      • 0.50% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.25% fail on Steering control
      • 0.25% fail on Steering column
    • 0.25% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.25% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (59% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.25% fail on Drivers
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers
    • 0.25% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.25% fail on Chassis
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate

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