Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
74.6% pass rate
from 672 tests in 2017
(22% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.0% fail on Suspension (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wheel bearings (11 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear (27 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Front suspension joints (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.45% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.45% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.30% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.15% fail on Location
  • 7.0% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.30% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.15% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.15% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.89% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Rear lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (51% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Brakes (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (73% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.45% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.60% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses
      • 0.30% fail on Leaks (13 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Emissions (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Exhaust system
  • 1.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Doors (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers (22 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.30% fail on Seats (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Body condition
  • 0.74% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate

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