Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2015
79.0% pass rate
from 1,669 tests in 2020
(14% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.9% fail on Visibility (41% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (17% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view (84% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Condition of glass (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (20% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Tread depth (22% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 4.4% fail on Suspension (85% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Ball joint (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Springs (23% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Coil springs (23% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Coil spring (24% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers (61% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Wheel bearings (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (23 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Anti-roll bars (32% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.060% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.060% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 4.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2.0% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamps (32% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Headlamp (8.9% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp levelling device (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Stop lamp (32% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Direction indicators (3.9% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Flashing type (3.9% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Individual direction indicators (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Side repeaters (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Electrical equipment (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn (150% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.060% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (44% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.060% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (11% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (10.0% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Brake performance (7.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (36% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.66% fail on Rbt (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.36% fail on Service brake performance (7.2% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance (200% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (95% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (11% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Rigid brake pipes (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Anti-lock braking system (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Electronic stability control (100% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.060% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.060% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.060% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.060% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (35% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (20% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Noise suppression (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Undertray (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.84% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Doors (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (20 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition (22 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Driver's door (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Exhaust system (45% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Bumpers
  • 0.54% fail on Identification of the vehicle (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plates (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.24% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (22% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Seat belts (3.4% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Condition (9.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.060% fail on Steering
    • 0.060% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.060% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.060% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

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