Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
79.8% pass rate
from 461 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Size/type
  • 6.1% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.87% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (32 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.22% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.65% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.43% fail on Front lamps
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.22% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.22% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 5.6% fail on Brakes (99% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Hub components (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.5% fail on Brake discs (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.65% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.43% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.22% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.22% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.22% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.22% fail on Cable
    • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.22% fail on Components
        • 0.22% fail on Hoses
    • 0.22% fail on ABS
  • 4.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 3.0% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 3.5% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
      • 1.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Rear (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Front
    • 0.43% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (10 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
    • 0.22% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.22% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 0.87% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Doors (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Drivers (31 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Drivers
  • 0.43% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.43% fail on Emissions
  • 0.43% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.43% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.22% fail on Steering
    • 0.22% fail on Steering system
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.22% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.22% fail on Condition
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