Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
69.9% pass rate
from 911 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wheel bearings (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Rear (20 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Front
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.99% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.99% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.88% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.55% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Anti-roll bars (65% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.11% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.99% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.99% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.44% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.33% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.88% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Front lamps (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.33% fail on Horn
    • 0.22% fail on Battery
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical wiring (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.88% fail on Brake performance (60% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.22% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Rear wheels (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.33% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Mechanical components (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Cable (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on ABS
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
  • 4.8% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.88% fail on Emissions (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.11% fail on Cap
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Passengers front (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Drivers (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition
  • 0.44% fail on Steering
    • 0.33% fail on Steering system
      • 0.22% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
        • 0.11% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.11% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.11% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.22% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.11% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.11% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.11% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate

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