SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 2000
60.7% pass rate
from 382 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2000 cars)
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.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.52% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp (62% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 9.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.2% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt
          • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.26% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 4.2% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt
          • 0.26% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.52% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.26% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 8.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.52% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.26% fail on Oxygen sensor
        • 0.26% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.52% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.26% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.8% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage
      • 0.52% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.26% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 2.1% fail on Springs
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (75% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.26% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.26% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.52% fail on View to rear
      • 0.52% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.26% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.26% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.79% fail on Transmission (79% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Joints (77% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.26% fail on Sub-frame condition
      • 0.26% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.26% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on System
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.26% fail on Other body component
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.26% fail on Hinge
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.52% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering
      • 0.79% fail on Pipes and hoses (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Other components
    • 0.52% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.52% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.26% fail on Steering column
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.3% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.52% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 1.0% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.79% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment
  • 0.79% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.79% fail on Registration plates

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