Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
84.5% pass rate
from 669 tests in 2017
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.

  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.90% 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 cleaning device
    • 0.60% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.30% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.30% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.30% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.15% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.15% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.15% fail on Individual lamps
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
  • 3.3% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Suspension arms (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Macpherson strut (37 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Condition (37 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Front suspension joints (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.15% fail on Rear
  • 3.0% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 0.60% fail on Wipers (72% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.5% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.15% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.30% fail on Mechanical components (44 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Cable (73 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.30% fail on Components
        • 0.30% fail on Hoses (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.30% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.15% fail on Parking brake performance
  • 0.75% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.75% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.45% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.15% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
  • 0.15% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.15% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers

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