FIAT 500X MOT Results

Registered in 2015
84.9% pass rate
from 7,132 tests in 2020
(11% better 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 FIAT 500X is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (40% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Tread depth (58% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition (30% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
    • 0.028% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (28% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (28% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp aim (26% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Position lamp (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamps (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Headlamp (63% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Dipswitch
    • 0.21% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.21% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.15% fail on Individual direction indicators (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Stop lamp (71% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.15% fail on Horn
      • 0.014% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.13% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.11% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.084% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.028% fail on Daytime running lamps
  • 2.1% fail on Steering (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering linkage components (14 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (55% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Washers (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Wipers (94% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.070% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.070% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.070% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.014% fail on View to rear
      • 0.014% fail on Mirrors
  • 0.91% fail on Brakes (66% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.62% fail on Mechanical brake components (68% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake linings and pads (73% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Brake pads (73% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.014% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.27% fail on Brake performance (57% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Rbt (53% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.028% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.056% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (69% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.056% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.014% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.014% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.014% fail on Rbt
          • 0.014% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 0.042% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.042% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.042% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (15 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Other components (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.014% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.014% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.014% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 0.80% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.79% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.43% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (160% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.35% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.31% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.028% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.014% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.014% fail on Undertray
    • 0.014% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.014% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.55% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.14% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Driver's door (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.084% fail on Door condition (9 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.014% fail on Door condition
        • 0.014% fail on Hinge
      • 0.028% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.028% fail on Door condition
    • 0.13% fail on Transmission
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
      • 0.014% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.014% fail on Joints
    • 0.11% fail on Body (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Panel
    • 0.070% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.028% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.014% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.014% fail on System
    • 0.028% fail on Undertray
    • 0.014% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.014% fail on Seats
      • 0.014% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.014% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.014% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.50% fail on Suspension (62% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Springs (50% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (50% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Coil spring (49% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.056% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.028% fail on Linkage
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.070% fail on Suspension arms (81% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Pins and bushes (80% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.056% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.042% fail on Shock absorbers (85% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.22% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.20% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 0.042% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.098% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.098% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.042% fail on Road Wheels (74% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.014% fail on Attachment
  • 0.014% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.014% fail on Speedometer
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