FIAT 500L MOT Results

Registered in 2011
66.8% pass rate
from 419 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT 500L is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.48% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.72% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.24% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.72% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.72% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.72% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.48% fail on Horn
      • 0.24% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.48% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.24% fail on Daytime running lamps
    • 0.24% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.95% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.72% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins and bushes (11 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 6.9% fail on Brakes
    • 4.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.4% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.4% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.72% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Cable (19 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.95% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.95% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.48% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.24% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.9% fail on Condition
    • 2.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type
  • 4.3% fail on Visibility
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 1.7% fail on Wipers
  • 4.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (85% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Driver's door (12 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition (13 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Front passenger's door (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.48% fail on Door condition (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.48% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.48% fail on Transmission
      • 0.48% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.48% fail on Joints
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 3.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.95% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.72% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.48% fail on Condition
      • 0.24% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.24% fail on Airbags
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.48% fail on Steering
    • 0.48% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.48% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.24% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Condition

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