FIAT Cinquecento MOT Results

Registered in 1998
48.5% pass rate
from 99 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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Cinquecento is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps
    • 8.1% fail on Direction indicators (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Flashing type (190% worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Individual lamps
        • 5.1% fail on Side repeaters (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.0% fail on Horn (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Battery
    • 1.0% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.0% fail on Fog lamp
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 8.1% fail on Component mounting
      • 3.0% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 8.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 8.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
    • 5.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 5.1% fail on Rear (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.0% fail on Condition
      • 1.0% fail on Location
    • 3.0% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (15 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 22% fail on Brakes
    • 14% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.1% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 7.1% fail on Front wheels
      • 6.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 10% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 9.1% fail on Components
        • 8.1% fail on Pipes
        • 2.0% fail on Hoses
      • 2.0% fail on Operation (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 1.0% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Service brake control components
      • 1.0% fail on Pedal
        • 1.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Mechanical components
      • 1.0% fail on Cable
  • 21% fail on Driver's view of the road (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 14% fail on Washers (3 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 12% fail on Wipers (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Windscreen
    • 1.0% fail on Bonnet
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 10% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 2.0% fail on Cap
      • 1.0% fail on Tank
  • 10% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (130% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Condition
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 4.0% fail on Body condition
    • 2.0% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Drivers (8 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering control
      • 1.0% fail on Steering column
    • 1.0% fail on Steering system
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end

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