FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2006
58.4% pass rate
from 6,809 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Panda is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Suspension arms (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 7.8% fail on Shock absorbers (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 7.8% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.72% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.059% fail on Linkage condition (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 1.5% fail on Front suspension joints (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Component mounting (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Spring mounting (20 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 1.1% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Coil springs (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Location (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (95% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Drive shafts (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Front drive shafts (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.56% fail on Constant velocity joints (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Sub-frames (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.088% fail on Axles
      • 0.073% fail on Axle beam (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Clearance
    • 0.073% fail on Trailing arms (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.073% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.059% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
    • 0.059% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.029% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.015% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (40% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (14% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps (18% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.015% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (75% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Side repeaters (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Headlamp (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.38% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Fog lamp (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Battery (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Horn (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.029% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.015% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.015% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.015% fail on Tell tale
  • 11% fail on Tyres (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Tread depth (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Condition (29% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Size/type (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Valve stem
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 8.0% fail on Brake performance (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Parking brake performance (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Rear wheels (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Front wheels (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Brake imbalance (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.044% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.0% fail on Hub components (41% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake pads (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake discs (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Wheel cylinder (8 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.029% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.029% fail on Brake drums (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.95% fail on Hydraulic systems (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Components (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Hoses (50% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Pipes (89% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.015% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.35% fail on Leaks
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.85% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Fitment
    • 0.26% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.25% fail on ABS (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.10% fail on Condition
        • 0.029% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.029% fail on Locking devices (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 7.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.1% fail on Exhaust system (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.46% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.21% fail on Fuel system (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Cap
      • 0.029% fail on System (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
  • 2.6% fail on Steering
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (21% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Free play
        • 0.059% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.044% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.015% fail on Other components
        • 0.015% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.41% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Electronic power steering (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.53% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.50% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (52% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Body condition
    • 0.10% fail on Doors (73% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.029% fail on Drivers
      • 0.029% fail on Passengers other (87% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.044% fail on Chassis
    • 0.029% fail on Seats (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
    • 0.015% fail on Body security
  • 0.44% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Requirements
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (85% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Halfshafts
    • 0.015% fail on Condition
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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