Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
78.2% pass rate
from 505 tests in 2017
(29% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Tyres
    • 3.8% fail on Condition
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.20% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Suspension arms (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Macpherson strut (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Condition (19 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Rear (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.59% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.59% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 0.40% fail on Front suspension joints (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.20% fail on Location
    • 0.20% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (82% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.79% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.59% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.20% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.20% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.20% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.20% fail on Side repeaters
  • 3.8% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.59% fail on Front wheels
    • 0.20% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.20% fail on Cable
    • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Components
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses
    • 0.20% fail on Restricted movement
  • 3.4% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 0.59% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers (29 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Seats
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
  • 0.40% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 0.20% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate

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