Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
69.6% pass rate
from 817 tests in 2017
(23% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Rear (26 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Macpherson strut (23 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (23 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.61% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.61% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.49% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.37% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment
    • 0.37% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Location (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on General condition
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.73% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.37% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.61% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.61% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.12% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.12% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Horn
    • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
  • 6.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Hub components (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake linings (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Brake calipers (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.12% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 0.49% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.49% fail on Components
        • 0.24% fail on Pipes
        • 0.24% fail on Hoses
    • 0.24% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.7% fail on Washers (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.7% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.98% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Doors (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers (15 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers front (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers
  • 0.49% fail on Steering
    • 0.37% fail on Steering system
      • 0.24% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.37% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.37% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment

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