FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 1998
48.9% pass rate
from 652 tests in 2017
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (50% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.8% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.6% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Fog lamp (120% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.92% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
    • 0.92% fail on Horn
    • 0.77% fail on Battery
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
  • 18% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (49% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Front wheels (100% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 5.8% fail on Components
        • 3.2% fail on Pipes
        • 2.5% fail on Hoses
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.46% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.77% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.15% fail on Cable
    • 0.15% fail on Restricted movement
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 5.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 3.7% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.1% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 4.0% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 3.1% fail on Radius arms (20 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (19 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Attachment (54 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Drive shafts (49% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front drive shafts (48% better than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Constant velocity joints (47% better than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Attachment
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.61% fail on Rear
      • 0.46% fail on Front
    • 0.77% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.31% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (32% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust system (60% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Emissions
    • 2.0% fail on Fuel system (110% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on System (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Tank
      • 0.15% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Wipers
    • 5.8% fail on Washers (74% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.46% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (95% worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 11% fail on Seat belts (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 10% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.61% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.61% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 8.0% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.92% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 3.1% fail on Body condition
    • 1.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 1.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.31% fail on Seats
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
    • 0.15% fail on Load security
      • 0.15% fail on Bootlid
  • 4.9% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.8% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Free play
        • 0.15% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.46% fail on Steering operation (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.31% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
  • 0.77% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.77% fail on Registration plate

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