FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2001
48.8% pass rate
from 2,345 tests in 2020
(7.7% worse than other 2001 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 2001 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.0% fail on Headlamps (48% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Headlamp (56% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 5.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.7% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.55% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.043% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (64% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.68% fail on Horn
      • 0.55% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.47% fail on Direction indicators (81% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Flashing type (81% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Individual direction indicators (74% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.43% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (71% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (71% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Rear fog lamp (70% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 0.043% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.043% fail on Switch
    • 0.043% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.043% fail on Reversing lamp switch
  • 15% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 12% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Condition
      • 0.043% fail on Requirements
    • 3.9% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Airbags
      • 0.21% fail on Drivers airbag (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
  • 15% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint dust cover (68% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Pins and bushes (55% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Springs
      • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (32% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Coil spring (32% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.0% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.90% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (74% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.17% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.043% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bars (97% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Pins and bushes (82% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.043% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component (78% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.043% fail on Ball joint dust cover
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system (91% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (170% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission (38% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (35% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Joints (35% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.043% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.043% fail on Joints
    • 1.9% fail on Chassis (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis condition (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 1.0% fail on Floor (12 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Driver's seat (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.64% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.43% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.043% fail on Hose
      • 0.043% fail on Pipe
    • 0.38% fail on Doors
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.17% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
      • 0.085% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.085% fail on Door condition
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
      • 0.13% fail on Other body component
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.085% fail on Cabs
      • 0.085% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 12% fail on Visibility (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Wipers (36% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Washers (46% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Driver's view (3 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on View to rear
      • 0.60% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.085% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.085% fail on Windscreen
  • 12% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 8.5% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (40% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.9% fail on Service brake performance (42% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (43% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2001 cars)
          • 0.81% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.085% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.043% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.043% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.60% fail on Brake discs and drums (49% better than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Brake discs (48% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.21% fail on Cable
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses (200% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.13% fail on Pedal
    • 0.43% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.43% fail on Lever
    • 0.30% fail on Rigid brake pipes (92% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.085% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.13% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.085% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.085% fail on Other components
      • 0.043% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.043% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.085% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.085% fail on Leaks
    • 0.085% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (95% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Anti-lock braking system (94% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Load sensing valves
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (23% worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 9.9% fail on Exhaust emissions (24% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 9.5% fail on Spark ignition (34% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 5.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (42% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (120% worse than other 2001 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.043% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.043% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.47% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.085% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.085% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.043% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.94% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.043% fail on Other leaks
    • 0.043% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.043% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.26% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Steering
    • 1.6% fail on Steering linkage components (43% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Track rod end (46% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.043% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.043% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.90% fail on Electronic power steering (23 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Operation (160% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Other components
    • 0.38% fail on Steering play (180% worse than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Steering gear (67% better than other 2001 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (65% better than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.085% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.085% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.085% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2001 cars)
    • 0.043% fail on Steering column
  • 0.72% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.13% fail on Attachment
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