FIAT Bravo MOT Results

Registered in 2008
50.1% pass rate
from 4,366 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Bravo is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 11% fail on Springs (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (67% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.046% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (23% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.76% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (40% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.39% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.16% fail on Linkage
      • 0.069% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.64% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.39% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.30% fail on Sub-frame (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.023% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.23% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.069% fail on Axles
      • 0.046% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
      • 0.023% fail on Axle
    • 0.046% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.023% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.023% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.023% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 16% fail on Brakes (68% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance (85% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.87% fail on Service brake imbalance (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.023% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.6% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.37% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.069% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.046% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.023% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.71% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.71% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.60% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 8.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Brake linings and pads (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Brake pads (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Brake linings
      • 2.2% fail on Brake discs and drums (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Brake discs (89% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.023% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.64% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Cable (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Linkage (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Pivot (19 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Hand lever (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Pedal
    • 0.66% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.48% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (47% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.092% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.34% fail on Flexible brake hoses (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rigid brake pipes (87% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.11% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.023% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.023% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.023% fail on Leaks
  • 15% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.3% fail on Stop lamp (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.62% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Position lamp (49% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.64% fail on Direction indicators (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Flashing type (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Individual direction indicators (72% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.48% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.48% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.32% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.16% fail on Horn
      • 0.14% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.023% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.023% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.023% fail on Switch
    • 0.023% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.023% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.023% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Transmission
      • 2.9% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.9% fail on Joints
      • 0.11% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.11% fail on Joints
      • 0.046% fail on Belts (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Doors (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Driver's door (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.32% fail on Door condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.21% fail on Door condition
        • 0.023% fail on Catch
      • 0.16% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.16% fail on Door condition
    • 0.48% fail on Fuel system (88% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Tank
    • 0.32% fail on Engine mounting (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Engine mounting condition (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Bracket (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Chassis
      • 0.11% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.046% fail on Panel
      • 0.046% fail on Other body component
      • 0.023% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.092% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.069% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.023% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.092% fail on Undertray
    • 0.046% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.046% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.023% fail on Seats
      • 0.023% fail on Passenger's seat
  • 11% fail on Visibility (78% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Washers (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers
    • 0.34% fail on View to rear
      • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.023% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Bonnet
  • 9.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust emissions (97% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.2% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Non catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.023% fail on NOx sensor
          • 0.023% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 3.4% fail on Compression ignition (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (82% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.96% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.23% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.069% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.21% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.046% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.046% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.046% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Noise suppression (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Undertray (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres (25% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.4% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type
  • 4.8% fail on Steering (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Steering linkage components (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.069% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.023% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.23% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.23% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.11% fail on Steering coupling (15 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Universal joint (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.069% fail on Steering play
      • 0.069% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.046% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.023% fail on Power steering
      • 0.023% fail on Operation
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.82% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.092% fail on Airbags
      • 0.092% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
    • 0.069% fail on Condition
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  • Fiat Bravo (2007 - 2014)
    Roomy cabin and big boot. Five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating. Excellent 1.4 T-Jet petrol. Strong MultiJet diesels.

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