Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
73.1% pass rate
from 783 tests in 2020
(18% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.5% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (71% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (33% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Stop lamp (43% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (38% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Electrical equipment (86% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Battery(ies) (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.26% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (9.2% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (9.4% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (12% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.13% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 6.4% fail on Suspension (78% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Pins and bushes (55% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Macpherson strut (23 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes (23 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut (59 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers (22% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars (24% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Springs
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.13% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.3% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Tread depth (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (0.049% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 6.0% fail on Visibility (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Wipers (52% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (48% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.5% fail on Brakes (9.0% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Mechanical brake components (20% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (18% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance (2.7% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance (30% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt (28% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (57% better than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (85% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake performance (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.26% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.26% fail on Flexible brake hoses (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (73% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.13% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Master cylinder
  • 1.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (24% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (18% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.77% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.13% fail on Undertray
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (4.3% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Exhaust system (1.9% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Front passenger's door (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition (15 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.13% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
  • 0.26% fail on Road Wheels (14% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Attachment (49% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.13% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end

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