Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2014
84.6% pass rate
from 501 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.6% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 2.6% fail on Headlamps (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (30 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (31 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (27 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (41 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 0.40% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.40% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.20% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Front lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plate lamp
  • 3.2% fail on Tyres
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Tread depth
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.80% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.80% fail on Front wheels (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
  • 2.8% fail on Suspension (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Suspension arms (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Macpherson strut (40 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Condition (40 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Front suspension joints (14 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.20% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
  • 2.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.60% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Doors (11 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Drivers (41 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body security
  • 0.60% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.40% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.20% fail on Emissions
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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