SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 2001
57.9% pass rate
from 864 tests in 2017
(15% better than other 2001 cars)
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.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamp aim (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.69% fail on Rear lamps (65% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.58% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.23% fail on Switch
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (73% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Fog lamp (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.46% fail on Switch
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 17% fail on Suspension (22% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts
      • 5.7% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.12% fail on Couplings
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (58% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage condition (140% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (47% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (46% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.3% fail on Front
      • 0.69% fail on Rear
    • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Component mounting (72% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.35% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.23% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (51% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.46% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Components (45% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (68% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Hoses
        • 0.69% fail on Valves
        • 0.12% fail on Servos
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.81% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Air and vacuum systems (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Leaks (16 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.12% fail on Servos
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.23% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Condition
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
  • 9.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.1% fail on Exhaust system (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.23% fail on System
      • 0.12% fail on Pipe
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 8.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 0.69% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.69% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (51% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.12% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.93% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas (60% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (56% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.35% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.12% fail on Pipes and hoses
  • 1.4% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Doors
      • 0.35% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.23% fail on Drivers
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Drivers
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
    • 0.12% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.12% fail on Body condition
  • 0.23% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Condition

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