FIAT Cinquecento MOT Results

Registered in 1998
56.5% pass rate
from 62 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other 1998 cars)
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Cinquecento is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (59% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 13% fail on Direction indicators (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 13% fail on Flashing type (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Side repeaters (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Electrical equipment (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Electrical wiring (44 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Horn
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (4.2% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (15% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Stop lamp (20% better than other 1998 cars)
  • 18% fail on Brakes (43% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 15% fail on Brake performance (99% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (200% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 9.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 6.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 6.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (24% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Rbt (28% worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 8.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.6% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.6% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake drums
  • 16% fail on Visibility (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Washers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers (62% worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 11% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system (3.6% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Chassis
      • 1.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.6% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.6% fail on Pipe
    • 1.6% fail on Bumpers
  • 15% fail on Suspension (4.9% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (70% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wheel bearings (150% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Axles
      • 1.6% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 1.6% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.6% fail on Other suspension component
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 6.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (54% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Seat belts (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Prescribed areas (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Attachment
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (15% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 6.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (10% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Spark ignition (1.8% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 4.8% fail on Catalyst emissions (8.9% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.8% fail on Steering (30% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Steering gear (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Steering rack (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 1.6% fail on Tyres
    • 1.6% fail on Size/type

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