Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2009
69.6% pass rate
from 766 tests in 2017
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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Suspension (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear (16 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Front
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (180% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (67% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.65% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.52% fail on Coil springs (87% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Location
    • 0.13% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Spring mounting
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Position lamps (58% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Front lamps (82% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.91% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.65% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.26% fail on Electrical wiring (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.13% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.1% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.13% fail on Brake calipers
    • 2.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.91% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical components (37 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Cable (42 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Components (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Hoses (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Pipes
    • 0.26% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
        • 0.26% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.26% fail on ABS
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 3.4% fail on Tread depth
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.91% fail on Wipers (68% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.91% fail on Emissions
    • 0.52% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.39% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.26% fail on Cap
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.13% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.65% fail on Steering
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.39% fail on Electronic power steering (25 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Steering system
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.65% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.65% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers other
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment

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