FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2015
80.0% pass rate
from 7,902 tests in 2020
(8.2% worse than other 2015 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 2015 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Panda is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.2% fail on Visibility (46% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Wipers (65% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers (2.5% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on View to rear (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.076% fail on Driver's view (17% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.0% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (19% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Headlamp aim (42% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (68% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (70% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (53% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamps (47% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Headlamp (43% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (55% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Individual direction indicators (70% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (46% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (52% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Rear fog lamp (51% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamp switch
    • 0.089% fail on Reversing lamps (45% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Reversing lamps (48% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Electrical equipment (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Horn (47% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.013% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Position lamp
  • 3.3% fail on Tyres (24% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Tread depth (29% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Condition (22% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Size/type (0.94% worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 3.0% fail on Suspension (26% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Suspension arms (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Ball joint dust cover (59% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.96% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Springs (37% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Coil springs (37% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.72% fail on Coil spring (38% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Mounting
    • 0.10% fail on Anti-roll bars (42% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (5.6% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage
      • 0.013% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.063% fail on Wheel bearings (38% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Suspension rods (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 2.6% fail on Brakes (21% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (26% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Brake linings and pads (49% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.99% fail on Brake pads (49% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Brake discs and drums (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.71% fail on Brake discs (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Cable (19 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Brake performance (0.10% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Service brake performance (14% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Rbt (15% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Service brake performance (25% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.14% fail on Service brake imbalance (38% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.32% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (21% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Rbt (sp) (3.7% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Gradient tester (sp)
      • 0.18% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (93% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Rbt (sp) (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.051% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (11 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Parking brake performance (29% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.076% fail on Rbt (26% better than other 2015 cars)
          • 0.076% fail on Parking brake performance (15% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Brake performance not tested (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (85% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Electronic stability control (50% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Anti-lock braking system (59% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.063% fail on Parking brake control (48% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Lever (42% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (65% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Hand lever (41% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Other components
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.013% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.013% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.013% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.013% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 1.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (130% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Doors (18 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Other passenger's door (36 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Door condition (37 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
      • 0.038% fail on Front passenger's door (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition (190% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Exhaust system (74% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Transmission (29% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Drive shafts (55% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Joints (54% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Prop shafts (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Prop shaft (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Bearing housing (16 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
    • 0.11% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Driver's seat (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.013% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.013% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.013% fail on Bracket
    • 0.013% fail on Body
      • 0.013% fail on Other body component
    • 0.013% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.013% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 0.80% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (5.5% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Exhaust emissions (17% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Spark ignition (37% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Catalyst emissions (97% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (16% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Compression ignition (86% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (12 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.013% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Engine oil leaks (4 times worse than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.23% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (26% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Seat belts (27% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (33% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Airbags
      • 0.013% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.20% fail on Steering (22% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Steering linkage components (8.1% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Track rod end (1.4% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Power steering
      • 0.013% fail on Operation
  • 0.089% fail on Road Wheels (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Condition (33% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Attachment (81% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.038% fail on Identification of the vehicle (81% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Registration plates (81% better than other 2015 cars)
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