SEAT Arosa MOT Results

Registered in 2005
63.9% pass rate
from 72 tests in 2020
(16% better than other 2005 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the SEAT Arosa is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (18% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.3% fail on Suspension arms (39% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Ball joint (15% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.8% fail on Springs (27% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (26% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Coil spring (26% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.4% fail on Sub-frame
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (25% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (14% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (5.0% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (48% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (56% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (0.98% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (6.5% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Transmission (22% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts (18% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Joints (17% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.4% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 1.4% fail on Driver's seat
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (69% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 1.4% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.2% fail on Visibility (43% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition of glass
      • 1.4% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (28% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering linkage components (2.0% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end (8.7% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 2.8% fail on Tyres (61% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Size/type
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
  • 1.4% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plates
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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