FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2004
48.6% pass rate
from 19,814 tests in 2017
(8.6% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamps (40% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Headlamp (44% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (89% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.010% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest (83% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.010% fail on Matched pair
    • 5.0% fail on Position lamps (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Rear lamps (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps (62% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0050% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Direction indicators (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Flashing type (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Individual lamps (63% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on Side repeaters (47% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.55% fail on All direction indicators (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Horn (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.80% fail on Battery
    • 0.68% fail on Rear fog lamp (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Fog lamp (47% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.015% fail on Switch
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.066% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.056% fail on Hazard warning (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Switch (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Lamp (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.0050% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 20% fail on Suspension
    • 6.1% fail on Coil springs (27% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Condition (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Location (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.5% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (24% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (21% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Attachment
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (89% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Prescribed areas (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Component mounting (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Subframe mounting (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Spring mounting
    • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts (20% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts (19% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints (19% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Couplings
      • 0.025% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.025% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Attachment
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Front suspension joints (39% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Attachment (84% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (98% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage condition (95% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Condition (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Presence
    • 0.38% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.30% fail on Condition
    • 0.035% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.035% fail on Condition
    • 0.025% fail on General condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Axles
      • 0.025% fail on Axle beam
    • 0.020% fail on Trailing arms (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Attachment
    • 0.010% fail on Tie bars/rods (96% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Condition
      • 0.0050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0050% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 16% fail on Brakes (8.1% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Brake performance (10% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake performance (20% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 2.5% fail on Front wheels (32% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.050% fail on Brake performance not tested (63% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Brake operation
    • 6.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Components (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Valves (31 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Hoses (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.67% fail on Pipes (82% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Reservoirs (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.29% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Leaks (67% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Operation (82% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Hub components (11% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.081% fail on Brake calipers (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.010% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.82% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.81% fail on Condition
      • 0.0050% fail on Fitment
    • 0.22% fail on ABS (77% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Mechanical components (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Cable (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Rod
      • 0.0050% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Service brake control components (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pedal (44% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Anti-slip (53% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Restricted movement (62% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Electronic stability system (84% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.030% fail on Components
        • 0.025% fail on Valves (24 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.0050% fail on Servos
    • 0.030% fail on Locking devices (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Full power hydraulic systems (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Warning (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.0050% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
      • 0.0050% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.0050% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0050% fail on Attachment
  • 12% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (89% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Emissions (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Emissions not tested (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Cap (58% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on System (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0050% fail on Tank
  • 12% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Washers (25% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Windscreen (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.35% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.35% fail on Bonnet (81% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.020% fail on Indirect vision devices (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 9.6% fail on Tyres (6.9% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (15% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type
    • 0.13% fail on Valve stem
  • 8.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (200% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Drivers airbag (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers airbag (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Condition (41% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Requirements (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0050% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 3.9% fail on Steering (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Steering system (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (27% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Steering rack (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
        • 0.0050% fail on Steering box
      • 0.040% fail on Steering arm (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
        • 0.010% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.94% fail on Power steering (140% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.81% fail on Electronic power steering (16 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Operation (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0050% fail on Rams
      • 0.0050% fail on Other components
    • 0.15% fail on Steering operation (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Steering control
      • 0.081% fail on Steering column (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.020% fail on Universal joint
      • 0.015% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0050% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.0050% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.020% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0050% fail on Locking devices
  • 3.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (80% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Body condition (97% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Drivers (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Passengers (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Vehicle structure (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Chassis (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Doors (38% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.096% fail on Drivers
      • 0.066% fail on Passengers other (73% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mountings (190% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.066% fail on Body security
    • 0.066% fail on Load security
      • 0.035% fail on Access panel (3 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.010% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.51% fail on Registration plates and VIN (40% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Registration plate (40% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels (27% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Attachment
    • 0.086% fail on Condition
  • 0.040% fail on Towbars
    • 0.035% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0050% fail on Towbar
  • 0.0050% fail on Driving Controls and Speed Limiters
    • 0.0050% fail on Speed limiter
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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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