SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 2000
54.9% pass rate
from 545 tests in 2017
Pass rate by mileage
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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (43% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps (66% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Headlamp (65% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Horn
    • 0.55% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.55% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.37% fail on Battery
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 16% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.55% fail on Cap
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on System
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 7.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.2% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (53% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.55% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.37% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.18% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.6% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 4.2% fail on Components
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
        • 1.8% fail on Pipes (56% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Valves
      • 0.37% fail on Leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Hub components
      • 0.92% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.73% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.55% fail on Air and vacuum systems (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Components (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Servos (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Pipes
    • 0.18% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 0.18% fail on Restricted movement
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.9% fail on Wipers
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.55% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Suspension (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Attachment
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Rear
      • 0.55% fail on Front
    • 1.8% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front drive shafts (57% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Component mounting (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.37% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.18% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Condition
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.73% fail on Size/type
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system
      • 2.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
        • 0.18% fail on Steering component
    • 0.92% fail on Power steering
      • 0.92% fail on Pipes and hoses (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering control
      • 0.18% fail on Steering column
    • 0.18% fail on Steering operation
  • 3.9% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.9% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.55% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
    • 0.92% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.92% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.92% fail on Body condition
    • 0.73% fail on Doors
      • 0.55% fail on Drivers
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.18% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Drivers
  • 0.92% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.73% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 0.55% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate

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