FIAT Bravo MOT Results

Registered in 2009
53.6% pass rate
from 2,323 tests in 2020
(27% worse than other 2009 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Bravo is unusually good or bad.

  • 19% fail on Suspension (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 11% fail on Springs (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Suspension arms (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Ball joint (50% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins and bushes (23% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Ball joint dust cover (3.6% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Suspension arm (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (5.5% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Ball joint (11% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Linkage (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.1% fail on Shock absorbers (41% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Wheel bearings (4.0% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Other suspension component (13% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Axles (1.8% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Macpherson strut (7.9% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.17% fail on Sub-frames (35% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame (0.077% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (1.4% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 15% fail on Brakes (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Brake performance (91% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (39% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.4% fail on Service brake performance (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Plate brake tester (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (24% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.043% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.99% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt (sp) (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.82% fail on Service brake imbalance (80% worse than other 2009 cars)
          • 0.086% fail on Service brake performance (23% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.086% fail on Brake performance not tested (38% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Brake pads (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Brake linings (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Cable (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (97% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Pedal
    • 0.65% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control (64% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Lever (86% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Anti-lock braking system (16% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Electronic stability control (49% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Flexible brake hoses (47% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Rigid brake pipes (90% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
      • 0.043% fail on Additional braking device
  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Stop lamp (26% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim (6.0% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (6.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (8.4% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps (5.1% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Headlamp (0.83% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (17% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Direction indicators (70% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Flashing type (70% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Side repeaters (40% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on All direction indicators (5.8% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Individual direction indicators (93% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Electrical equipment (27% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Battery(ies) (10% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Horn (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Electrical wiring (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp (64% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Position lamps (33% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Position lamp (44% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 0.043% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.043% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.043% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.043% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.043% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission (43% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (40% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (38% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts (55% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Joints (96% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Belts
    • 0.82% fail on Doors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Driver's door (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
    • 0.69% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Tank (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting (9 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Engine mounting condition (10 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Bracket
    • 0.22% fail on Seats (130% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Integral vehicle structure (58% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.086% fail on Undertray (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 9.6% fail on Visibility (71% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (160% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (2.0% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Driver's view (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Condition of glass (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Windscreen (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear (24% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors (23% better than other 2009 cars)
  • 7.9% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Spark ignition (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (30% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Compression ignition (99% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (72% worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.043% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.043% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.043% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid leaks (32% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Other leaks (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.086% fail on Noise suppression (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.043% fail on Undertray
  • 7.4% fail on Tyres (12% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth (1.0% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition (20% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type (34% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (98% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.52% fail on Steering gear (100% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Steering rack (95% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering play (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack (150% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Steering column
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (18% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (28% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Seat belts (3.5% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (33% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Airbags
      • 0.043% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle (52% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates (53% worse than other 2009 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels (22% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Attachment (31% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Condition (1.6% better than other 2009 cars)
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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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