FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2011
66.2% pass rate
from 5,994 tests in 2020
(6.2% worse than other 2011 cars)
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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Panda is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Suspension (63% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 8.8% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.033% fail on Suspension arm
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (89% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Ball joint (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.067% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Linkage
      • 0.033% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.033% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Springs (87% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Coil springs (88% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Coil spring (88% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (28 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Pins and bushes (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.22% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.050% fail on Wheel bearings (84% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.017% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Sub-frame
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres (39% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Tread depth (96% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (30% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type
  • 6.2% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (42% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (76% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp (50% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Position lamps (40% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Position lamp (43% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.50% fail on Headlamps (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.20% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (90% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.15% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.083% fail on Electrical equipment (71% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.033% fail on Horn (82% better than other 2011 cars)
  • 5.5% fail on Visibility (22% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.23% fail on View to rear (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.050% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.050% fail on Windscreen
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes
    • 2.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.050% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.050% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.68% fail on Parking brake performance (65% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Rbt (67% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.55% fail on Parking brake performance (58% worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.30% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.30% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.28% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.033% fail on Service brake performance
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.1% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.70% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.017% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.017% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.017% fail on Cable
    • 0.18% fail on Flexible brake hoses (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.067% fail on Parking brake control (75% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Lever (70% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.017% fail on Pedal
    • 0.033% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.017% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.017% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.017% fail on Valves
    • 0.017% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 3.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Transmission (84% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (85% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Joints (86% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.017% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.017% fail on Joints
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.083% fail on Other body component
      • 0.017% fail on Panel
    • 0.050% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.033% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
    • 0.050% fail on Doors
      • 0.033% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.033% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.033% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.033% fail on Bracket (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.017% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.017% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.017% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 2.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.7% fail on Spark ignition (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Catalyst emissions (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.067% fail on Compression ignition (90% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.033% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.017% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.017% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Engine oil leaks (180% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Other leaks
  • 1.0% fail on Steering
    • 0.77% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.65% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.083% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.10% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.10% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.10% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Power steering
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
    • 0.033% fail on Steering play
      • 0.033% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.017% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.017% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.017% fail on Universal joint
  • 0.27% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.27% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (81% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Seat belts (67% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (64% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.067% fail on Road Wheels (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 0.033% fail on Attachment (87% better than other 2011 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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