FIAT 500X MOT Results

Registered in 2016
87.5% pass rate
from 14,017 tests in 2020
(7.1% better 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 500X is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.6% fail on Tyres (31% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Tread depth (78% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.100% fail on Size/type
    • 0.043% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3.3% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim (23% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.29% fail on Headlamps (41% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.0071% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.22% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.22% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (47% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.17% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.100% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.086% fail on Horn
      • 0.014% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.071% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.064% fail on Rear fog lamp (57% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0071% fail on Switch
      • 0.0071% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0071% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.057% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.057% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.057% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (79% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.029% fail on Daytime running lamps (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Visibility (53% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.17% fail on Wipers (91% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.057% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.057% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.029% fail on View to rear
      • 0.029% fail on Mirrors
  • 1.2% fail on Steering (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end (13 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0071% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0071% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.63% fail on Brakes (68% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Mechanical brake components (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake linings and pads (84% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Brake pads (84% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.036% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.029% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.014% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.0071% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0071% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0071% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0071% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.029% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (76% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Rbt (sp) (74% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (84% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Pedal
    • 0.0071% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.0071% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.0071% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0071% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.0071% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0071% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.0071% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.0071% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 0.44% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.42% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.25% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.21% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (80% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.014% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0071% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 0.17% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.15% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.014% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.0071% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.021% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.0071% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 0.36% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.11% fail on Transmission
      • 0.100% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.100% fail on Joints
      • 0.0071% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.0071% fail on Joints
    • 0.078% fail on Body
      • 0.071% fail on Other body component (140% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Panel
    • 0.057% fail on Doors (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Driver's door (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.021% fail on Door condition
      • 0.014% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.0071% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0071% fail on Catch
    • 0.043% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.036% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.014% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.014% fail on System
    • 0.014% fail on Undertray
    • 0.0071% fail on Seats
      • 0.0071% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0071% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.0071% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 0.24% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.021% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (76% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.16% fail on Suspension (73% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.036% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0071% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.029% fail on Springs (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.029% fail on Coil spring (80% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Suspension arms (86% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.014% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.014% fail on Suspension rods (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0071% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0071% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0071% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0071% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.0071% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0071% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 0.014% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.014% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.014% fail on Road Wheels (90% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0071% fail on Condition
    • 0.0071% fail on Attachment
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