FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 1999
46.1% pass rate
from 683 tests in 2017
(10% worse than other 1999 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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Rear lamps
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.59% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 2.5% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamps (55% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Battery
    • 0.44% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Lamp
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
      • 0.15% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 21% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (48% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front wheels (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance (150% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.29% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 6.4% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 6.1% fail on Components
        • 4.0% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Pipes
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.29% fail on Leaks
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
    • 2.2% fail on Hub components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.59% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.59% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.59% fail on Cable
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
  • 19% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 6.4% fail on Component mounting
      • 1.2% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 5.0% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 1.8% fail on Radius arms (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (12 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (59% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Front drive shafts (58% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (58% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.0% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment
    • 0.88% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.88% fail on Condition (68% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.73% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
    • 0.59% fail on Anti-roll bars (88% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.59% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front
      • 0.29% fail on Rear
  • 16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (190% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 15% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 15% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (83% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.15% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 15% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust system (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Emissions
    • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on System (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Tank (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Pipe
      • 0.15% fail on Cap
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 8.2% fail on Wipers (50% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.29% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.29% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.1% fail on Tyres
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.6% fail on Body condition
    • 2.2% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.2% fail on Chassis
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.15% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.15% fail on Spare wheel
  • 4.7% fail on Steering
    • 4.1% fail on Steering system
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.59% fail on Power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.15% fail on Operation
      • 0.15% fail on Pump
      • 0.15% fail on Other components
  • 1.3% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate
Read the Honest John Review

  • Fiat Punto (1999 - 2006)
    Better than the original Punto in almost every way. Excellent driving environment. Easy to get in and out of. Practical and inexpensive to run.

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