Abarth 595 MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.6% pass rate
from 3,452 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Abarth 595 is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (49% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth (41% worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 3.6% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.087% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.72% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.58% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.12% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.029% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.23% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.087% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.23% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.17% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.058% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.058% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.029% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.029% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.029% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.029% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.029% fail on Horn
  • 3.1% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (58% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Brake discs (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.029% fail on Cable
    • 0.96% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Service brake performance (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Service brake performance (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.14% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.058% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.029% fail on Rbt
          • 0.029% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.029% fail on Rbt (sp)
    • 0.12% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.12% fail on Lever
    • 0.058% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.058% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.058% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.029% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.029% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.029% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 2.0% fail on Visibility (31% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.61% fail on Wipers (67% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.087% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.058% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.029% fail on View to rear
      • 0.029% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.3% fail on Suspension (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.058% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut (25 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins and bushes (50 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.20% fail on Wheel bearings (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.087% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage
      • 0.029% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.029% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.058% fail on Springs
      • 0.058% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.029% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.029% fail on Mounting
    • 0.029% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.029% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.55% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.55% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.55% fail on Spark ignition (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Emissions not tested (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Emission control equipment (18 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Catalytic converter (25 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.43% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.17% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Tank
    • 0.087% fail on Transmission
      • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.058% fail on Joints
      • 0.029% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.029% fail on Joints
    • 0.058% fail on Doors
      • 0.058% fail on Driver's door (11 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
        • 0.029% fail on Catch
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.087% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.058% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.029% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.029% fail on Condition
  • 0.058% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.058% fail on Condition
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