FIAT Idea MOT Results

Registered in 2004
53.1% pass rate
from 1,026 tests in 2017
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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Idea is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (17% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.39% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.7% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.58% fail on Switch (25 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (38% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (45% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.1% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Position lamps (74% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Front lamps (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.19% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.97% fail on Battery
    • 0.58% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.097% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.097% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.097% fail on Switch
    • 0.097% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Drive shafts (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Front drive shafts (83% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Constant velocity joints (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.097% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.097% fail on Attachment
    • 3.8% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.19% fail on Location
    • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (77% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.88% fail on Subframe mounting (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.78% fail on Macpherson strut (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings (64% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front
      • 0.29% fail on Rear
    • 0.39% fail on Anti-roll bars (93% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment
      • 0.097% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.097% fail on General condition
    • 0.097% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.097% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.097% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.097% fail on Condition
    • 0.097% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 12% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Tread depth (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Condition (55% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 12% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.4% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.68% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.097% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 3.7% fail on Components
        • 3.5% fail on Hoses (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Pipes (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.097% fail on Operation
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.88% fail on Brake pads (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.097% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.78% fail on ABS
    • 0.097% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.097% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.097% fail on Pedal
        • 0.097% fail on Condition
  • 9.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Exhaust system (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Emissions (53% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on System
  • 7.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Requirements
    • 2.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 2.3% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 3.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
    • 0.88% fail on Doors
      • 0.49% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.39% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Vehicle structure (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Chassis (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Engine mountings (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Seats
      • 0.49% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (72% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (69% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Track rod end (72% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.19% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.097% fail on Free play
        • 0.097% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.097% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.29% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.29% fail on Registration plate
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