SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 2001
53.0% pass rate
from 641 tests in 2020
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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.62% fail on Horn
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.31% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.31% fail on Switch
    • 0.31% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (79% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 14% fail on Suspension (23% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.1% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (59% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.62% fail on Linkage
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.3% fail on Springs
      • 2.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.3% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.7% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.16% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.16% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance (65% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.16% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 4.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (100% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (83% worse than other 2001 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (59% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.94% fail on Rbt
          • 0.78% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.2% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.16% fail on Lever
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (71% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.47% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.47% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.47% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.31% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.31% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.31% fail on Lever
    • 0.16% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.16% fail on Servos
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 6.7% fail on Transmission (72% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Drive shafts (66% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Joints (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.62% fail on Joints
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.62% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.62% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition
    • 0.62% fail on Body
      • 0.47% fail on Other body component
      • 0.16% fail on Panel
    • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.31% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.31% fail on Floor
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.16% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 8.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on NOx sensor
      • 1.2% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.78% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.31% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.16% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.16% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.16% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 8.1% fail on Visibility
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers
    • 3.3% fail on Washers
    • 0.47% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.47% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.31% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on View to rear
      • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.4% fail on Tyres
    • 3.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.2% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
    • 0.16% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.94% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.47% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Attachment
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates

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