FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2011
72.0% pass rate
from 5,116 tests in 2017
(14% 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.

  • 13% fail on Suspension (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Shock absorbers (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Suspension arms (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 5.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Attachment (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Condition (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Front suspension joints (91% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Coil springs (91% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (78% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (78% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on Constant velocity joints (81% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Couplings
    • 0.078% fail on Bonded suspension (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.078% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.039% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.039% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.039% fail on Wheel bearings (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Front
      • 0.020% fail on Rear
    • 0.020% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres (43% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Tread depth (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Condition (35% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Size/type
    • 0.020% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (23% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Wipers (37% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.33% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.020% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (47% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (24% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Position lamps (47% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Front lamps (53% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Rear lamps
    • 1.00% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.00% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.66% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.20% fail on All direction indicators (140% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.74% fail on Registration plate lamp (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Stop lamp (54% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamps (70% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.18% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 0.059% fail on Horn
    • 0.020% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.020% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (28% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs (56% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.94% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Rear wheels
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.059% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.23% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.20% fail on Components
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses
        • 0.039% fail on Pipes
        • 0.020% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.039% fail on Leaks
    • 0.14% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.12% fail on ABS
    • 0.098% fail on Parking brake (65% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.098% fail on Condition
    • 0.078% fail on Locking devices (40 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.020% fail on Pedal
        • 0.020% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.020% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.020% fail on Cable
  • 2.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (170% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust system (200% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.14% fail on Cap
      • 0.078% fail on System
      • 0.039% fail on Tank (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.45% fail on Steering
    • 0.37% fail on Steering system
      • 0.23% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.098% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.059% fail on Steering arm (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.078% fail on Power steering
      • 0.078% fail on Electronic power steering (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.020% fail on Steering control
      • 0.020% fail on Steering column
  • 0.31% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.31% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.14% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.078% fail on Doors
      • 0.059% fail on Drivers
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.039% fail on Body condition
    • 0.020% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Passengers
  • 0.12% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (72% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.078% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.059% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
    • 0.039% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (80% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.020% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.059% fail on Road Wheels (79% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Attachment
    • 0.020% fail on Condition
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  • 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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