SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 2004
58.4% pass rate
from 1,591 tests in 2017
(12% better than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.7% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.9% fail on Position lamps (28% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.44% fail on Rear lamps (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (32% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamps (30% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.13% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Matched pair
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (58% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (58% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Individual lamps (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters (64% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Switch
        • 0.063% fail on All direction indicators
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 13% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Location
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front drive shafts (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (59% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 1.1% fail on Front
      • 0.063% fail on Rear
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars (85% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
    • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Component mounting (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 9.2% fail on Brakes (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Brake performance (32% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.9% fail on Rear wheels (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.5% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.063% fail on Brake linings
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (56% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Components (54% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (63% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Valves (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Hoses (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Servos (10 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.063% fail on Operation
    • 0.57% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on Air and vacuum systems (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Components (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Servos (15 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Leaks (24 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.063% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.063% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.063% fail on Pedal
        • 0.063% fail on Condition
    • 0.063% fail on Restricted movement
  • 8.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.44% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
  • 8.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust system (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.38% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.19% fail on Cap
      • 0.19% fail on System
  • 7.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Condition
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth (33% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.31% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.25% fail on Steering control
      • 0.19% fail on Steering coupling (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Universal joint (9 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Steering column
    • 0.25% fail on Power steering
      • 0.25% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.063% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.94% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.44% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers
      • 0.19% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.38% fail on Body condition
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers
    • 0.063% fail on Load security
      • 0.063% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.88% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (71% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (66% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (70% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Prescribed areas (78% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment

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