Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
73.6% pass rate
from 607 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.6% fail on Tyres
    • 4.1% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.16% fail on Size/type
    • 0.16% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 6.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.16% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.49% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.49% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.33% fail on Horn
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.16% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension
    • 3.0% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.49% fail on Springs (74% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Coil springs (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Coil spring (74% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Pins and bushes (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.16% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.16% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
  • 3.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.99% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.99% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt
          • 0.49% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.33% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.49% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.49% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.33% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.16% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.99% fail on Doors (11 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Driver's door (21 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
        • 0.16% fail on Catch
        • 0.16% fail on Hinge
      • 0.49% fail on Front passenger's door (18 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Catch
    • 0.49% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.33% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.33% fail on Transmission
      • 0.33% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.33% fail on Joints
    • 0.16% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.16% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 1.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Spark ignition (200% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.16% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.16% fail on Catalytic converter
  • 0.99% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Steering
    • 0.16% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.16% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment

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