FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2007
60.0% pass rate
from 7,531 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Panda is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 8.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Condition (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.9% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.86% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints (80% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.85% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Component mounting (190% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting (19 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.76% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Location (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Condition (97% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.52% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.49% fail on Constant velocity joints (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Couplings
    • 0.37% fail on Wheel bearings (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear
      • 0.11% fail on Front (71% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Axles (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Axle beam (14 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Trailing arms (61% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Condition (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (88% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.066% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Condition (11 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.066% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.053% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.053% fail on General condition (17 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension unit
  • 14% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual lamps (160% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (23% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps (30% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamp aim (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (75% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Rear fog lamp (40% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Battery (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.040% fail on Horn (89% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.013% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 11% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 8.7% fail on Tread depth (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Size/type
    • 0.066% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (33% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (63% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.2% fail on Brakes (13% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Brake performance (37% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake performance (48% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Rear wheels (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front wheels (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake imbalance (55% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.040% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.027% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.013% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (45% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.040% fail on Wheel cylinder (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.66% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Components (77% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Hoses (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.053% fail on Cylinders (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.27% fail on Leaks
      • 0.066% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.50% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on ABS (61% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Mechanical components (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Cable (200% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.040% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.027% fail on Pedal (80% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.027% fail on Condition
      • 0.013% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.013% fail on Linkage
    • 0.013% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
      • 0.013% fail on Warning
  • 4.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system (23% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions
    • 0.37% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
      • 0.066% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.053% fail on Free play
        • 0.053% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.093% fail on Power steering
      • 0.053% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
    • 0.066% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.013% fail on Steering control
      • 0.013% fail on Steering column
    • 0.013% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.42% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Body condition
    • 0.080% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.080% fail on Chassis
    • 0.080% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers
      • 0.013% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.040% fail on Seats
      • 0.027% fail on Passengers
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers
    • 0.027% fail on Engine mountings
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (66% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seat belts (58% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.080% fail on Condition (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (73% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (71% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.31% fail on Registration plates and VIN (50% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate (50% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 0.15% fail on Road Wheels (65% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Condition
    • 0.066% fail on Attachment (77% better than other 2007 cars)
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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