Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2013
77.5% pass rate
from 506 tests in 2020
(6.7% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 8.7% fail on Suspension (47% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Springs (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring (63% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Suspension arms (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint (140% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Pins and bushes (14% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.79% fail on Shock absorbers (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
  • 8.1% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (8.2% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (72% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (39% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Headlamp levelling device (28 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (20 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.2% fail on Stop lamp (35% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on Direction indicators (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Flashing type (32% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Individual direction indicators (87% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters (0.86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.20% fail on Horn
  • 4.9% fail on Tyres (7.1% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition (2.9% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (15% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Visibility (17% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (98% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (25% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes (12% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (31% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (30% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Brake performance (31% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (1.4% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Rbt (sp) (5.9% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake performance (51% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (67% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (sp) (73% worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.40% fail on Service brake imbalance (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.99% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Anti-lock braking system (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Electronic stability control (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Flexible brake hoses (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.20% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.20% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.20% fail on Other components
  • 0.79% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (42% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Exhaust emissions (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Spark ignition (25% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Catalyst emissions (97% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.20% fail on Undertray
  • 0.59% fail on Identification of the vehicle (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Registration plates (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.59% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (33% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.40% fail on Steering (56% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.20% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.20% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.40% fail on Body, chassis, structure (75% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Doors
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
Read the Honest John Review

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