Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2011
67.5% pass rate
from 904 tests in 2020
(1.4% 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 (19% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Ball joint (88% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.7% fail on Wheel bearings (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Springs (73% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Coil springs (73% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Coil spring (73% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pins and bushes (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joints (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.33% fail on Other suspension component (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 9.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2.1% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (26% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (1.7% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp (9.3% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.9% fail on Stop lamp (21% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (12% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (23% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (23% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.00% fail on Individual direction indicators (5.1% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Reversing lamps (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.44% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (10% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (11% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Rear fog lamp (13% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Electrical equipment (30% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.11% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes (14% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Mechanical brake components (76% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (21% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake pads (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.7% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Cable (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (17% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (8.8% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt (6.8% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (45% better than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (94% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Rbt (sp) (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake performance (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (52% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Rbt (sp) (49% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt
          • 0.11% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.33% fail on Flexible brake hoses (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 6.1% fail on Tyres (2.1% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth (13% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (50% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (11% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear (98% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure (90% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Transmission (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Joints (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shaft
    • 1.4% fail on Exhaust system (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Front passenger's door (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Door condition (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Driver's door (10 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Door condition (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
  • 2.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (20% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Spark ignition (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (1.7% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emission control equipment (30 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Catalytic converter (55 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.88% fail on Identification of the vehicle (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plates (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.55% fail on Steering (63% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Steering linkage components (55% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end (51% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 0.55% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (15% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (62% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.11% fail on Airbags
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
  • 0.11% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.11% fail on Anchorages

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