FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 1999
53.0% pass rate
from 353 tests in 2020
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.

  • 19% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.0% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.28% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.28% fail on Switch
    • 2.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.85% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.85% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.85% fail on Horn
    • 0.57% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 15% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 6.2% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt
          • 3.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt
          • 1.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.57% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.28% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.28% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 0.85% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.57% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.28% fail on Valves
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.28% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 14% fail on Suspension
    • 5.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.7% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.57% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.7% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.85% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.57% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.85% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.28% fail on Mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.57% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.57% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Axles
      • 0.28% fail on Axle
    • 0.28% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
  • 12% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.0% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.85% fail on System (9 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Tank
    • 1.1% fail on Transmission
      • 0.85% fail on Drive shafts (73% better than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Joints (73% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.28% fail on Joints
    • 1.1% fail on Floor (7 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Doors
      • 0.57% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.57% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
    • 0.28% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's seat
  • 12% fail on Visibility (51% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers (67% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.57% fail on View to rear
      • 0.57% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 10% fail on Seat belts (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.9% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Condition
      • 0.28% fail on Requirements
    • 0.57% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 8.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.8% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.85% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.28% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.1% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.7% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.28% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.28% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
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  • 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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