FIAT 500L MOT Results

Registered in 2016
79.7% pass rate
from 1,711 tests in 2020
(66% worse than other 2016 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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT 500L is unusually good or bad.

  • 10% fail on Visibility (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Wipers (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (71% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.058% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.058% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (150% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.82% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.23% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.23% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.18% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.058% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.12% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.058% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.058% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.058% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.058% fail on Horn
  • 2.5% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.76% fail on Tread depth (55% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.058% fail on Size/type
  • 1.7% fail on Brakes
    • 1.1% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.94% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.94% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.12% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Cable (22 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt
          • 0.23% fail on Service brake imbalance (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.29% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.29% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.058% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.058% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.058% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.058% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.058% fail on Lever
  • 1.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.23% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Catalyst emissions
  • 0.94% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Requirements
    • 0.12% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.35% fail on Suspension
    • 0.18% fail on Springs
      • 0.18% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.18% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.058% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.058% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.058% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.058% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.12% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.058% fail on Body
      • 0.058% fail on Other body component
    • 0.058% fail on Doors
      • 0.058% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.058% fail on Door condition
  • 0.058% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.058% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Fiat 500L (2013 on)
    Unique looks. Some fun cabin flourishes. Tall and spacious. Cheap to run with the right engine. Good safety

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