Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2010
66.6% pass rate
from 1,088 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.74% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Pins and bushes (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.092% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.74% fail on Anti-roll bars (75% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Linkage ball joints (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage
    • 0.55% fail on Springs (86% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Coil springs (86% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.37% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.18% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.092% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.092% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.092% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.64% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.092% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.092% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.46% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.37% fail on Horn
      • 0.092% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.092% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 6.7% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Cable (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.92% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.55% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.46% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.18% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.092% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.46% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.092% fail on Pedal
    • 0.18% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Other components (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.092% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Prop shafts (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.92% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.74% fail on Front passenger's door (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.74% fail on Door condition (11 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.18% fail on Door condition
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.18% fail on Hose (30 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.092% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.092% fail on Body
      • 0.092% fail on Other body component
  • 5.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.092% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.092% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.092% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.092% fail on View to rear
      • 0.092% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 2.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (170% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.092% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.092% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.092% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.092% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.2% fail on Steering
    • 0.92% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.74% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.18% fail on Electronic power steering (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Steering play
      • 0.092% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.55% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.46% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.092% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.092% fail on Condition
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Attachment
  • 0.092% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.092% fail on Registration plates

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