FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2005
54.4% pass rate
from 9,649 tests in 2017
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 2005 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 10% fail on Headlamp aim (62% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Headlamps (47% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 6.4% fail on Headlamp (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 4.1% fail on Position lamps (33% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Rear lamps (80% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Front lamps (64% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Direction indicators (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Flashing type (23% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (52% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Side repeaters (48% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp (55% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.70% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.021% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.69% fail on Battery
    • 0.25% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.073% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.021% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.021% fail on Lamp
  • 17% fail on Suspension (13% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 5.1% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 4.8% fail on Condition
      • 0.18% fail on Location (100% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Sub-frames (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Condition (21 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 2.3% fail on Suspension arms (47% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (45% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment (80% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas (98% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Component mounting (94% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Subframe mounting (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (52% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Couplings
        • 0.010% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.031% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.73% fail on Front suspension joints (42% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Anti-roll bars (92% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (98% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.021% fail on Linkage condition (95% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Presence
    • 0.31% fail on Wheel bearings (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Front (72% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Rear (84% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.26% fail on Condition
    • 0.041% fail on Tie bars/rods (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Trailing arms (86% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Condition
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.031% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.010% fail on General condition
    • 0.010% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.010% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (42% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.6% fail on Wipers (57% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Washers (31% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Windscreen (74% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Bonnet (170% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.041% fail on Indirect vision devices (11 times worse than other 2005 cars)
  • 11% fail on Brakes (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Brake performance (19% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 2.4% fail on Rear wheels (28% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.32% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.19% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.041% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.021% fail on Brake operation
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.083% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.031% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.010% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (40% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Components (44% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Hoses (87% worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.093% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.052% fail on Valves (16 times worse than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.24% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (150% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Leaks (68% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Operation
    • 0.66% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.66% fail on Condition
    • 0.53% fail on ABS (41% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement (54% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Mechanical components (71% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Cable (67% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Locking devices (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Service brake control components (81% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pedal (81% better than other 2005 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.021% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.021% fail on Components
        • 0.010% fail on Hoses
        • 0.010% fail on Servos
    • 0.010% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 9.4% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Emissions (110% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Fuel system (37% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Cap
      • 0.083% fail on System (58% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pipe
      • 0.021% fail on Tank (79% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Hose
  • 8.8% fail on Tyres
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (12% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Condition (19% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
    • 0.062% fail on Valve stem
  • 3.2% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (33% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (53% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.010% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.70% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
      • 0.093% fail on Requirements
      • 0.041% fail on Attachment
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (34% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (41% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (29% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (52% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Free play
        • 0.11% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.093% fail on Steering rack (85% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.010% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.010% fail on Other components
        • 0.010% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.39% fail on Power steering
      • 0.34% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
    • 0.093% fail on Prescribed areas (14 times worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.073% fail on Steering control
      • 0.062% fail on Steering column (3 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.010% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.062% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.010% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.57% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Drivers (2 times worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers (190% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition
    • 0.28% fail on Vehicle structure (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis (81% worse than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Doors (43% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.062% fail on Passengers other (73% better than other 2005 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Drivers
    • 0.083% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.062% fail on Load security
      • 0.031% fail on Access panel
      • 0.031% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.38% fail on Registration plates and VIN (51% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Registration plate (51% better than other 2005 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Road Wheels (66% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Attachment (62% better than other 2005 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Condition (76% better than other 2005 cars)
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