FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2008
62.6% pass rate
from 6,254 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Panda is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 8.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 5.7% fail on Shock absorbers (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 2.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.56% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.032% fail on Linkage condition (81% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.66% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Coil springs (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (94% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Prescribed areas (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Spring mounting (27 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.032% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.35% fail on Drive shafts (82% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Front drive shafts (82% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Constant velocity joints (82% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear
      • 0.032% fail on Front (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.096% fail on Condition
    • 0.096% fail on Axles (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.096% fail on Axle beam (18 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.064% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.064% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.032% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.032% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.032% fail on Trailing arms (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Condition (9 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.016% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (38% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps (30% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Front lamps (33% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.016% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type (59% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (76% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (47% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (66% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Headlamps (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Headlamp (79% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.54% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.096% fail on Battery (65% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Horn (73% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.032% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.016% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 10% fail on Tyres (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Tread depth (84% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Size/type
    • 0.048% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.1% fail on Driver's view of the road (39% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Wipers (72% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.35% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
  • 7.8% fail on Brakes
    • 5.7% fail on Brake performance (61% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake performance (92% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear wheels (43% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.096% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.032% fail on Brake operation
      • 0.016% fail on Parking brake operation
    • 1.7% fail on Hub components (43% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake pads (55% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.080% fail on Wheel cylinder (13 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.016% fail on Brake drums
    • 0.51% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Components (76% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
        • 0.064% fail on Cylinders (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Pipes (95% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.048% fail on Operation
    • 0.26% fail on ABS
    • 0.16% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.032% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.016% fail on Pedal
        • 0.016% fail on Condition
      • 0.016% fail on Pedal linkage
        • 0.016% fail on Linkage
    • 0.032% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 3.8% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (33% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system (36% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.46% fail on Fuel system (86% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Cap (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on System
      • 0.016% fail on Tank
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
    • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.78% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Steering system (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Track rod end (58% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.032% fail on Steering rack (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.13% fail on Power steering
      • 0.096% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Operation
    • 0.048% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.016% fail on Steering control
      • 0.016% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.32% fail on Registration plates and VIN (45% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plate (45% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.29% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (69% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.16% fail on Condition
      • 0.032% fail on Requirements
      • 0.032% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment
    • 0.064% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (88% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.24% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (62% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Body condition
    • 0.048% fail on Doors (81% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.032% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.032% fail on Chassis
    • 0.016% fail on Body security
    • 0.016% fail on Seats
      • 0.016% fail on Passengers
      • 0.016% fail on Drivers
  • 0.14% fail on Road Wheels (64% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.032% 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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