FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2006
49.3% pass rate
from 23,372 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 21% fail on Suspension (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Linkage ball joints (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (37% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Ball joint (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.086% fail on Linkage (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.039% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.4% fail on Springs (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Coil springs (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Coil spring (47% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.064% fail on Mounting (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.0043% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.0043% fail on Spring saddle
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms (17% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.1% fail on Suspension arm (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Pins and bushes (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Ball joint dust cover (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Sub-frames (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Sub-frame (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.86% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.47% fail on Wheel bearings (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Macpherson strut (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Other suspension component (27% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.056% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.026% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint dust cover (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Axles (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (70% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Axle
    • 0.10% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0086% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0086% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0043% fail on Operation
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Stop lamp (25% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.034% fail on Dipswitch
      • 0.0086% fail on Matched pair
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (49% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.21% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 3.1% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.094% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0043% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Switch
    • 1.1% fail on Electrical equipment (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Horn (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Battery(ies) (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Electrical wiring (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.098% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.017% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0086% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.013% fail on Hazard warning (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Switch (75% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0043% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.0043% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 12% fail on Brakes (5.5% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.6% fail on Brake performance (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Parking brake performance (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (54% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.29% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0086% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.021% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.021% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance (31% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (31% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.0043% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.026% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.0086% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0086% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.49% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (32% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.47% fail on Rbt (sp) (32% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.44% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.14% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (15% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (25% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs and drums (21% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Brake discs (21% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.44% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Cable (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Lever
    • 0.78% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pedal (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.60% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.60% fail on Lever (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (54% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Anti-lock braking system (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Electronic stability control (65% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.33% fail on Rigid brake pipes (86% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.11% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders) (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.043% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.086% fail on Hydraulic systems (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.013% fail on Valves
    • 0.047% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.026% fail on Other components
      • 0.017% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0086% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
        • 0.0043% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.0043% fail on Other braking system component
      • 0.0043% fail on Additional braking device
    • 0.013% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.013% fail on Leaks
    • 0.0043% fail on Pressure storage reservoirs
      • 0.0043% fail on Air and vacuum systems
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Other passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Catch
      • 0.39% fail on Driver's door (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Door condition (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Catch
        • 0.0086% fail on Hinge
      • 0.14% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0043% fail on Pillar
        • 0.0043% fail on Hinge
    • 1.5% fail on Transmission (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Drive shafts (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Joints (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0086% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0043% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.051% fail on Prop shafts (71% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.051% fail on Joints (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.39% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (88% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Pipe
      • 0.030% fail on Tank (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on System (80% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Hose
    • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting condition (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Bracket (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Seats (95% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Driver's seat (72% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Passenger's seat (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame (9 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Sub-frame condition (10 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Bumpers (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Body
      • 0.094% fail on Other body component
      • 0.047% fail on Panel
      • 0.0086% fail on Body condition
      • 0.0086% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.12% fail on Chassis
      • 0.12% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.077% fail on Undertray
    • 0.060% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.060% fail on Boot lid condition (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Towbar
      • 0.0043% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.0043% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.0086% fail on Load security
      • 0.0086% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.0086% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.0086% fail on Floor
    • 0.0043% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.0043% fail on Carrier
    • 0.0043% fail on Cabs
      • 0.0043% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0043% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (78% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Spark ignition (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 7.2% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (38% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.073% fail on Non catalyst emissions (92% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.021% fail on Oxygen sensor (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.0043% fail on NOx sensor
      • 0.72% fail on Compression ignition (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (45% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.086% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.021% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0043% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0043% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.87% fail on Fluid leaks (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Engine oil leaks (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.021% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0086% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.034% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.026% fail on Undertray
      • 0.0086% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 9.4% fail on Visibility (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Washers (69% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Driver's view (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on View to rear (63% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Mirrors (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.18% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.17% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0043% fail on Window
    • 0.077% fail on Bonnet (60% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Tread depth (21% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.39% fail on Size/type (40% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.7% fail on Steering (43% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Steering linkage components (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Track rod end (51% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.060% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.026% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
        • 0.0086% fail on Steering component
        • 0.0086% fail on Steering linkage
      • 0.0086% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.40% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.34% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.060% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0043% fail on Steering box
    • 0.39% fail on Electronic power steering (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.22% fail on Operation (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Other components (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.039% fail on Steering wheel (180% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.034% fail on Steering coupling (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.034% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0043% fail on Steering lock
  • 1.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (21% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Seat belts (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Condition (80% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Prescribed areas (26% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Requirements
      • 0.021% fail on Attachment
    • 0.46% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.026% fail on Airbags
      • 0.026% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.33% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
    • 0.0043% fail on Hubs
  • 0.42% fail on Identification of the vehicle (32% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Registration plates (32% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 0.017% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.013% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.0043% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.0086% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0086% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0086% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
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