FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2000
45.3% pass rate
from 2,382 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2000 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 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Suspension (15% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 13% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 10% fail on Component mounting (160% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 4.6% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 4.6% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.042% fail on Drive shafts
    • 4.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.084% fail on Attachment
    • 3.3% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Coil springs
      • 2.5% fail on Condition
      • 0.084% fail on Location
    • 1.7% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.42% fail on Wheel bearings (78% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Front (61% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Rear (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Fluid suspension (3 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Suspension unit (11 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on General condition (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.13% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Axles
      • 0.042% fail on Clearance
  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 8.7% fail on Position lamps (34% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Rear lamps (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on All position lamps
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps
      • 5.2% fail on Headlamp (26% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (25% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.9% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.71% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.042% fail on Tell tales
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (57% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Horn (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.042% fail on Tell tale
    • 1.3% fail on Battery
    • 0.34% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.084% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.042% fail on Lamp
  • 20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 17% fail on Seat belts (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 17% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
      • 0.084% fail on Requirements
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment
    • 3.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (100% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers airbag (7 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 14% fail on Brakes (17% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.5% fail on Parking brake performance (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.2% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (56% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.084% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Hydraulic systems (48% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Components (47% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Hoses (59% worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.25% fail on Valves (63% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.042% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.084% fail on Leaks (81% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Hub components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.38% fail on Brake discs (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.80% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.80% fail on Condition
    • 0.21% fail on ABS (85% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
        • 0.084% fail on Condition
        • 0.042% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.13% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.13% fail on Cable
    • 0.084% fail on Restricted movement
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (29% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 9.3% fail on Exhaust system (78% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on Cap (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Tank (190% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pipe
      • 0.042% fail on Hose
      • 0.042% fail on System
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Wipers (36% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Washers (37% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.42% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.042% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 9.0% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.55% fail on Size/type
    • 0.084% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Body condition (170% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Vehicle structure (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Chassis (200% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Seats
      • 0.50% fail on Drivers (120% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers
    • 0.38% fail on Engine mountings (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.084% fail on Passengers other
  • 3.5% fail on Steering (25% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Steering system (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Free play (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Steering rack (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.042% fail on Steering arm
    • 1.3% fail on Power steering (130% worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Electronic power steering (55 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Operation (140% worse than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering coupling (14 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Universal joint (16 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Steering column
      • 0.042% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.21% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.42% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.042% fail on Condition
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