Abarth 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
81.2% pass rate
from 778 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.8% fail on Tyres (52% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (72% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
  • 3.7% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.39% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.39% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.26% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.26% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.26% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.13% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 3.5% fail on Visibility
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
  • 3.2% fail on Suspension (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.90% fail on Wheel bearings (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.39% fail on Other suspension component (18 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes (55 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Springs
      • 0.13% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.13% fail on Mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.26% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.13% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 1.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.2% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Catalyst emissions (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Emissions not tested (13 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.90% fail on Identification of the vehicle (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Registration plates (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.51% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.26% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.13% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Catch
    • 0.13% fail on Seats
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
  • 0.26% fail on Steering
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.13% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.13% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp

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