Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2012
69.5% pass rate
from 187 tests in 2020
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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 9.1% fail on Suspension
    • 5.9% fail on Springs
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.53% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.53% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage
  • 7.5% fail on Brakes
    • 4.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.2% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
    • 2.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Service brake performance
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.9% fail on Condition (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 6.4% fail on Visibility
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers
    • 0.53% fail on Driver's view
  • 6.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.53% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 3.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.6% fail on Doors (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Driver's door (35 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (39 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.53% fail on Door condition
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.53% fail on Bumpers
  • 3.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.53% fail on Catalytic converter
        • 0.53% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.53% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plates
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