FIAT 500 MOT Results

Registered in 2007
55.7% pass rate
from 167 tests in 2017
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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT 500 is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 13% fail on Shock absorbers (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 13% fail on Condition (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Suspension arms (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wheel bearings (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Rear (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.2% fail on Radius arms (26 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (29 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.60% fail on Location
    • 0.60% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.60% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.60% fail on Constant velocity joints
  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.6% fail on Direction indicators (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Flashing type (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.4% fail on All direction indicators (8 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.6% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.60% fail on Rear lamps
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Battery
    • 0.60% fail on Horn
  • 10% fail on Tyres
    • 6.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Size/type
  • 9.6% fail on Brakes
    • 5.4% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.60% fail on Service brake performance
    • 3.0% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 1.8% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.60% fail on Hoses
      • 1.2% fail on Operation (27 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.60% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.60% fail on Brake calipers
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.60% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.60% fail on ABS
    • 0.60% fail on Locking devices
  • 6.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 2.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.60% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Doors (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Passengers front (36 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Drivers
    • 1.2% fail on Seats (10 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Passengers
      • 0.60% fail on Drivers
    • 0.60% fail on Body security
  • 6.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.60% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.60% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.60% fail on Steering
    • 0.60% fail on Steering system
      • 0.60% fail on Other components
        • 0.60% fail on Steering component
  • 0.60% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.60% fail on Condition
  • 0.60% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.60% fail on Vehicle Identification Number

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