FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2003
44.5% pass rate
from 16,503 tests in 2017
(14% worse than other 2003 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (43% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Headlamps (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.5% fail on Headlamp (61% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Switch
      • 0.0061% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.0% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Front lamps (33% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear lamps (86% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.024% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Direction indicators (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.1% fail on Flashing type (12% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps (37% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Side repeaters (50% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.0061% fail on Switch
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Horn (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Battery
    • 0.67% fail on Rear fog lamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Fog lamp (56% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.16% fail on Rear reflectors (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.048% fail on Hazard warning (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0061% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.0061% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 22% fail on Suspension (8.0% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Drive shafts (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Front drive shafts (88% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (89% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Drive shafts (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Prescribed areas (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Component mounting (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Subframe mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Spring mounting
    • 4.8% fail on Coil springs (9.5% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Location (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Suspension arms (23% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Condition (74% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Attachment
    • 0.74% fail on Front suspension joints (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Wheel bearings (68% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Front (59% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Rear (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (97% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (75% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Linkage condition (97% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Presence
    • 0.31% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.28% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
    • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Condition (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Trailing arms (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (94% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Condition
    • 0.030% fail on Axles
      • 0.030% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.024% fail on General condition
    • 0.024% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.018% fail on Condition
      • 0.0061% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Radius arms (81% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.012% fail on Tie bars/rods (95% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Condition
      • 0.0061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0061% fail on Gas suspension
      • 0.0061% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0061% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 18% fail on Brakes (8.7% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Brake performance (20% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.8% fail on Parking brake performance (34% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels (23% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.097% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.036% fail on Brake operation
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (17% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.0% fail on Components (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Hoses (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Valves (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pipes (69% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.018% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks (51% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Operation
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.67% fail on Brake discs (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Brake calipers (61% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.018% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.0061% fail on Brake back plates
      • 0.0061% fail on Wheel cylinder
    • 0.88% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.0061% fail on Fitment
    • 0.25% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.24% fail on Cable
      • 0.0061% fail on Lever
      • 0.0061% fail on Relay lever
      • 0.0061% fail on Pivot
    • 0.22% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.22% fail on Pedal
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 0.19% fail on ABS (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Restricted movement (53% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.024% fail on Components
        • 0.012% fail on Valves (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Hoses
        • 0.0061% fail on Servos
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0061% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0061% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0061% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0061% fail on Condition
  • 16% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 12% fail on Seat belts (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Prescribed areas (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (36% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Requirements
      • 0.085% fail on Attachment (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Drivers airbag (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 13% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.0% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Emissions (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system (38% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Cap
      • 0.073% fail on System (70% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Tank (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Hose
      • 0.0061% fail on Pipe
  • 13% fail on Driver's view of the road (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.5% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Washers (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Windscreen (33% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Bonnet (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.024% fail on Indirect vision devices (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
  • 11% fail on Tyres (19% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Tread depth (31% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
    • 0.36% fail on Size/type
    • 0.15% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.9% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Body condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Vehicle structure (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Seats (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.62% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Passengers
    • 0.43% fail on Doors (27% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Drivers (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers other (82% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Engine mountings (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.024% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0061% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0061% fail on Loading door
    • 0.018% fail on Body security
  • 4.1% fail on Steering (20% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system (37% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Track rod end (24% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Steering rack (83% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Free play
        • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Other components
        • 0.030% fail on Steering pivot point
      • 0.024% fail on Steering arm (78% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Drag link end (84% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Power steering (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Electronic power steering (21 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Operation
      • 0.0061% fail on Pump
      • 0.0061% fail on Rams
    • 0.16% fail on Steering control (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Steering column (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Steering coupling (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Universal joint (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.0061% fail on Flexible coupling
      • 0.024% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.018% fail on Steering lock
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.012% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.78% fail on Registration plates and VIN (30% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plate (30% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels (32% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (49% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.14% fail on Condition
    • 0.0061% fail on Hubs
  • 0.012% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0061% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0061% fail on Vehicle structure
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