FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2005
55.6% pass rate
from 5,954 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 Panda is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 8.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 6.6% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.66% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.067% fail on Attachment
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage condition (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Front suspension joints (63% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.82% fail on Spring mounting (17 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Coil springs (80% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Location (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Condition (92% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Drive shafts (76% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Front drive shafts (77% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.79% fail on Constant velocity joints (77% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.034% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.034% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.45% fail on Sub-frames (140% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Attachment
    • 0.34% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Rear (78% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Front (77% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.12% fail on Axles (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Axle beam (9 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.084% fail on Condition
    • 0.084% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.067% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.067% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.067% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (58% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Parking brake performance (75% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Rear wheels (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front wheels (90% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Service brake performance (82% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.050% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Parking brake operation
      • 0.017% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 2.1% fail on Hub components (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Brake pads (44% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Brake discs (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.084% fail on Wheel cylinder (5 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake drums (10 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.6% fail on Parking brake (85% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Condition (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (62% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Components (74% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.44% fail on Pipes (84% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Hoses (49% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.47% fail on Leaks (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Operation
      • 0.067% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.44% fail on Mechanical components (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Cable (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Lever
    • 0.37% fail on ABS (59% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.050% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.050% fail on Pedal
        • 0.034% fail on Condition
        • 0.017% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.017% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (45% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Front lamps (46% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.050% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.7% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (57% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.76% fail on Headlamps (83% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Headlamp (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.40% fail on Battery
    • 0.40% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Fog lamp (57% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Horn (78% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.084% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.034% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Tread depth (67% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition (17% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Size/type (72% worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 8.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.6% fail on Wipers (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Mirrors
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions
    • 0.62% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
      • 0.10% fail on System
      • 0.067% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on Tank
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering system (38% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Track rod end (22% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Steering rack (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Free play
        • 0.034% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.034% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.017% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic power steering (6 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Operation
    • 0.050% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.034% fail on Steering control
      • 0.034% fail on Steering column
  • 0.77% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (68% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Prescribed areas (56% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Condition (65% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
    • 0.35% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (75% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (74% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.74% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (46% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Body condition
    • 0.27% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.034% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis
    • 0.034% fail on Seats (82% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Passengers
    • 0.017% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.54% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.54% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels (74% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.067% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Attachment (84% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.017% fail on Towbars
    • 0.017% fail on Towbar
Read the Honest John Review

  • Fiat Panda (2004 - 2012)
    Compact and practical. Enjoyable and easy to drive. Narrow size makes it easy to park. Good space for those in the back.

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