SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 2002
53.7% pass rate
from 1,099 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.73% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.45% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.091% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Electrical equipment (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.36% fail on Electrical wiring (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.091% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 14% fail on Suspension (20% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (53% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.27% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.091% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.091% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.6% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (68% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.55% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.091% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.18% fail on Axle
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.091% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.091% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 14% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 14% fail on Exhaust emissions (81% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 13% fail on Spark ignition (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 7.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (60% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.091% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.91% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.45% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.27% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.73% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.091% fail on Other leaks
  • 13% fail on Body, chassis, structure (27% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (63% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Transmission (49% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Drive shafts (55% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Joints (57% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.091% fail on Joints
    • 0.91% fail on Body (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Other body component (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Panel
    • 0.91% fail on Doors
      • 0.45% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Door condition
        • 0.18% fail on Catch (26 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on Hinge
      • 0.45% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.45% fail on Door condition
    • 0.91% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Driver's seat (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.64% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.36% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Pipe
      • 0.091% fail on Tank
      • 0.091% fail on System
    • 0.18% fail on Chassis
      • 0.18% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.091% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.091% fail on Undertray
  • 12% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.1% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (96% worse than other 2002 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.55% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.091% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.091% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (40% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (37% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.91% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.091% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.091% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.36% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (49% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (56% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.82% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.82% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.091% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.091% fail on Cable
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.36% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.18% fail on Servos (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.091% fail on Valves
    • 0.64% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.27% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks (8 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Operation
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.091% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.091% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.18% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (87% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.091% fail on Electronic stability control
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.82% fail on View to rear
      • 0.82% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.27% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.6% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (39% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering linkage components (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end (43% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.55% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.55% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.45% fail on Power steering
      • 0.27% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.091% fail on Operation
      • 0.091% fail on Other components
    • 0.091% fail on Steering column
    • 0.091% fail on Steering play
      • 0.091% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.45% fail on Seat belts (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Condition
  • 0.82% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.82% fail on Registration plates

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