FIAT Cinquecento MOT Results

Registered in 1997
47.0% pass rate
from 200 tests in 2017
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 1997 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Cinquecento is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (44% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 6.0% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.5% fail on All direction indicators
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.0% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.50% fail on All position lamps
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
  • 24% fail on Brakes (50% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Rear wheels (140% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.0% fail on Components
        • 5.0% fail on Pipes
      • 1.0% fail on Operation
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.5% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
    • 0.50% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.50% fail on Clevis joint
    • 0.50% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.50% fail on Restricted movement
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (77% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Component mounting (81% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 9.5% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other 1997 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Front drive shafts (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
        • 9.5% fail on Constant velocity joints (160% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 2.5% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
      • 0.50% fail on Location
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.0% fail on Rear
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.50% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Driver's view of the road (79% worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Wipers
    • 6.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.50% fail on Windscreen
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 7.0% fail on Exhaust system
    • 7.0% fail on Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 1997 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on Tank
      • 0.50% fail on Cap
      • 0.50% fail on System
  • 8.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.5% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Chassis
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers
      • 0.50% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.50% fail on Seats
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers
  • 7.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type
  • 3.5% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.50% fail on Requirements
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.5% fail on Steering system
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.50% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.5% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.50% fail on Attachment

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