Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
77.6% pass rate
from 545 tests in 2020
(7.0% worse than other 2014 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (10% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (98% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Headlamps (35% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (20 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (34% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (57% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (61% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.18% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.18% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.18% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.18% fail on Horn
  • 6.1% fail on Suspension (69% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Pins and bushes (11% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Springs (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Macpherson strut (22 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Pins and bushes (45 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Shock absorbers (26% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
  • 5.0% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (99% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Wipers (15% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
  • 4.8% fail on Brakes (16% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (45% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake linings and pads (1.4% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (2.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Brake discs (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.92% fail on Brake performance (26% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (0.80% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.73% fail on Rbt (3.0% worse than other 2014 cars)
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance (22% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.18% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.18% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 4.0% fail on Tyres (17% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (4.2% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth (34% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (46% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (52% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (2.6% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (6.9% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seats
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 0.55% fail on Identification of the vehicle (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Registration plates (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (5.1% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.18% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
Read the Honest John Review

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    Huge fun to drive with great handling, zesty performance from turbocharged 1.4-litre engine, plenty of scope for personalisation.
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    Transforms the Fiat 500 into an eager little sportscar with great handling and steering feel.

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