FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2015
85.7% pass rate
from 8,115 tests in 2020
(11% better 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.

  • 4.4% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Stop lamp (67% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamps (61% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Direction indicators (55% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Flashing type (55% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.025% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.12% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.12% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.099% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.099% fail on Horn
    • 0.049% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.049% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.037% fail on Daytime running lamps (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 2.7% fail on Tyres (29% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Tread depth (31% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Condition (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Size/type
    • 0.037% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 2.5% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.12% fail on View to rear (170% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors (180% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.025% fail on Windscreen
  • 2.0% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Brake discs and drums (85% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Brake discs (86% worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Brake linings and pads (66% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Brake pads (66% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (10 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Cable (25 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.43% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.42% fail on Rbt
          • 0.31% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.074% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.037% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.025% fail on Rbt
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.012% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.025% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.025% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.012% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
    • 0.074% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.074% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.012% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.049% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.049% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.025% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.025% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.025% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.025% fail on Lever
    • 0.025% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.012% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 1.8% fail on Suspension (39% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Pins and bushes (5 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.21% fail on Springs (53% better than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Coil springs (53% better than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Coil spring (53% better than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.012% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.012% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (120% worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.67% fail on Doors (18 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Other passenger's door (42 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.59% fail on Door condition (45 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.049% fail on Front passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Door condition
        • 0.012% fail on Catch
      • 0.025% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
    • 0.22% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.074% fail on Transmission
      • 0.062% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.062% fail on Joints
      • 0.012% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.012% fail on Prop shaft
    • 0.074% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.025% fail on Body
      • 0.025% fail on Other body component
    • 0.012% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe
    • 0.012% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.012% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.46% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.41% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.39% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Catalyst emissions (140% worse than other 2015 cars)
        • 0.086% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.074% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.012% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.049% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.049% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.20% fail on Steering
    • 0.17% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.16% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.012% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.025% fail on Steering play (6 times worse than other 2015 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Steering rack (7 times worse than other 2015 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.012% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.16% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
    • 0.025% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (79% better than other 2015 cars)
  • 0.099% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.099% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.099% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.062% fail on Condition
    • 0.037% fail on Attachment
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