FIAT Idea MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.6% pass rate
from 639 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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Idea is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 6.3% fail on Drive shafts (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Front drive shafts (70% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (71% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.31% fail on Drive shafts
    • 5.8% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 4.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.16% fail on Location
    • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.78% fail on Subframe mounting (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.63% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.16% fail on Front
  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.8% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.0% fail on Side repeaters (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps (54% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.63% fail on Front lamps (87% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on All position lamps (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Battery
    • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Fog lamp
  • 12% fail on Tyres
    • 7.5% fail on Tread depth (46% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers (76% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.16% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.1% fail on Brakes (32% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.4% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.78% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.7% fail on Components
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cylinders
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.94% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.94% fail on Condition
    • 0.63% fail on ABS
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust system (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.31% fail on Cap
      • 0.31% fail on System
  • 4.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts (180% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
    • 1.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.6% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 2.8% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition (160% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Engine mountings (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.63% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.16% fail on Drivers
      • 0.16% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.31% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.31% fail on Chassis
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (53% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.16% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.16% fail on Other components
        • 0.16% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control
      • 0.16% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.16% fail on Power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.16% fail on Operation
  • 0.63% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.47% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.16% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
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