FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2002
44.8% pass rate
from 10,912 tests in 2017
(11% worse than other 2002 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 2002 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (7.2% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (53% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Headlamps (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 9.1% fail on Headlamp (98% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0092% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0092% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0092% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0092% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 7.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.6% fail on Front lamps (18% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Rear lamps (69% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on All position lamps (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Stop lamp (45% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.25% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.21% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 1.6% fail on Horn (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Battery
    • 0.82% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Fog lamp (46% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 0.27% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.092% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.046% fail on Hazard warning (82% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0092% fail on Switch
    • 0.0092% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 18% fail on Suspension (15% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Prescribed areas (97% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Component mounting (84% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Subframe mounting (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.9% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.8% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.8% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.0092% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.073% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.073% fail on Drive shafts
    • 3.6% fail on Coil springs (12% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (15% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Location (87% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (29% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Shock absorbers (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (93% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Front suspension joints (51% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Attachment
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (98% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
      • 0.0092% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (76% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Rear (77% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Front (74% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Condition (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Macpherson strut (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.027% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.027% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.027% fail on Trailing arms (91% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
      • 0.0092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.018% fail on General condition
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms (83% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Axles
      • 0.018% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.0092% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0092% fail on Condition
    • 0.0092% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0092% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0092% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0092% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0092% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Parking brake performance (52% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance (42% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.10% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.037% fail on Brake operation
    • 4.6% fail on Hydraulic systems (28% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Components (28% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Hoses (120% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Pipes (70% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.055% fail on Valves (88% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.037% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Leaks (56% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Operation
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (16% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake discs (40% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake calipers (68% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0092% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.93% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.93% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on ABS (67% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.16% fail on Cable
      • 0.0092% fail on Lever
      • 0.0092% fail on Stationary pin
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement (60% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components (62% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (62% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Anti-slip (68% better than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.046% fail on Condition
    • 0.027% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.018% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0092% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.0092% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.0092% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0092% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0092% fail on Components
        • 0.0092% fail on Pipes
  • 16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 12% fail on Seat belts (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.10% fail on Requirements
      • 0.10% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (170% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers airbag (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Passengers airbag (4 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 14% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (75% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 9.4% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Emissions (81% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.58% fail on Cap (91% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Pipe
      • 0.055% fail on System (79% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Tank (80% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.0092% fail on Hose
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (37% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers (38% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (51% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Windscreen (45% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Bonnet (73% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Indirect vision devices (9 times worse than other 2002 cars)
  • 10% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Tread depth (28% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Condition (13% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Size/type
    • 0.10% fail on Valve stem
  • 6.6% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (130% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Body condition (180% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Vehicle structure (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Chassis (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.93% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Passengers
    • 0.38% fail on Doors (47% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Drivers
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.092% fail on Passengers other (77% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mountings (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Body security
    • 0.027% fail on Load security
      • 0.018% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0092% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.0092% fail on Spare wheel
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (21% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Steering system (32% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (30% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Free play (150% worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Steering rack (160% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Steering rack (73% better than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.10% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.037% fail on Other components
        • 0.027% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0092% fail on Steering component
      • 0.0092% fail on Intermediate drop arm
      • 0.0092% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.71% fail on Power steering (39% worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Electronic power steering (22 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
    • 0.29% fail on Steering control (2 times worse than other 2002 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering coupling (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Universal joint (10 times worse than other 2002 cars)
        • 0.0092% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.037% fail on Steering column
      • 0.027% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.018% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.16% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN (32% better than other 2002 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate (32% better than other 2002 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.24% fail on Attachment
    • 0.092% fail on Condition
  • 0.0092% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0092% fail on Vehicle structure
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