Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
79.5% pass rate
from 589 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (89% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (17 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.17% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.51% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.34% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.17% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.17% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 4.6% fail on Brakes
    • 3.4% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.17% fail on Cable
    • 0.85% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt
          • 0.51% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.17% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.17% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.34% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (87% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 1.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.2% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.34% fail on Other suspension component (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.17% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers
    • 2.2% fail on Washers
  • 3.6% fail on Tyres
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 1.5% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.51% fail on Doors (7 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's door (18 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Door condition (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
    • 0.34% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (10 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Driver's seat (16 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.17% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.17% fail on Transmission
      • 0.17% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.17% fail on Joints
    • 0.17% fail on Undertray
  • 0.85% fail on Identification of the vehicle (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Registration plates (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.68% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.68% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.68% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.34% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.34% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.17% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.17% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.17% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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