FIAT Panda MOT Results

Registered in 2016
86.4% pass rate
from 5,044 tests in 2020
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 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Panda is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.9% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (40% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (90% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim (93% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Stop lamp (99% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.32% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.020% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 0.24% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.24% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.099% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.079% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.079% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.020% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.020% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.020% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.020% fail on Horn
  • 1.8% fail on Visibility (35% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.81% fail on Washers
    • 0.75% fail on Wipers (60% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Driver's view (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.099% fail on View to rear
      • 0.099% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.059% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.059% fail on Windscreen
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres (48% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.95% fail on Condition (49% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Tread depth (51% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.040% fail on Size/type
  • 1.2% fail on Suspension (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Suspension arms (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.99% fail on Pins and bushes (15 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Suspension arm (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.079% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.040% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.020% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.020% fail on Springs
      • 0.020% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.020% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.020% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 1.2% fail on Brakes (41% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Mechanical brake components (47% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Brake discs and drums (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.54% fail on Brake discs (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake linings and pads (88% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Brake pads (88% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.099% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Cable (18 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt
          • 0.24% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.040% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.16% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 0.12% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.040% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.020% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.020% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.020% fail on Rbt
          • 0.020% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 0.079% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.079% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.059% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.040% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.020% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.040% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.040% fail on Lever
  • 1.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.83% fail on Doors (40 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Other passenger's door (90 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.81% fail on Door condition (98 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
    • 0.040% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.020% fail on Hose
      • 0.020% fail on System
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.020% fail on Panel
      • 0.020% fail on Other body component
    • 0.040% fail on Seats
      • 0.020% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.020% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.020% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.020% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.020% fail on Transmission
      • 0.020% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.020% fail on Joints
  • 0.34% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 0.30% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 0.24% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.16% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.099% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 0.059% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.059% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.059% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.059% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 0.22% fail on Steering
    • 0.14% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.059% fail on Ball joint (16 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.020% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.059% fail on Steering play (18 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Steering rack (18 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.020% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.099% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.099% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.099% fail on Condition
  • 0.059% fail on Identification of the vehicle (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Registration plates (75% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.040% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.020% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.020% fail on Anchorages
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