FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2006
50.5% pass rate
from 27,024 tests in 2017
(18% 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.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Position lamps (22% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Rear lamps (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Front lamps (30% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.019% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Headlamp aim (24% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Stop lamp (29% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (10% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Direction indicators (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.5% fail on Flashing type (76% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.6% fail on Individual lamps (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.57% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.46% fail on All direction indicators (64% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Switch (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.056% fail on Switch (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.011% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0037% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.011% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.011% fail on Dipswitch
    • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Fog lamp (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Tell tale (77% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.64% fail on Horn (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Battery
    • 0.17% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.10% fail on Electrical wiring (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.070% fail on Lamp (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Switch
      • 0.0037% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.056% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0037% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 24% fail on Suspension (45% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 9.5% fail on Coil springs (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 9.3% fail on Condition (91% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Location (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (94% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Linkage condition (58% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment
      • 0.033% fail on Condition
    • 3.3% fail on Suspension arms (12% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.94% fail on Condition (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Shock absorbers (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Condition (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Constant velocity joints (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.011% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0037% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.019% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.019% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.5% fail on Sub-frames (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.011% fail on Attachment
    • 0.91% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.64% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Wheel bearings (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Rear (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Front (68% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.33% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.17% fail on Subframe mounting (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.26% fail on Tie bars/rods (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Condition
    • 0.089% fail on Trailing arms (64% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.015% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms (72% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Condition
      • 0.0074% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Axles
      • 0.0074% fail on Axle beam
      • 0.0037% fail on Stub axle
      • 0.0037% fail on Swivel joints/housing
    • 0.0074% fail on General condition
    • 0.0074% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0074% fail on Condition
    • 0.0074% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.0037% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.0037% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.1% fail on Brake performance (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake performance (61% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Rear wheels (32% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Front wheels (22% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.085% fail on Service brake performance (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.011% fail on Brake operation
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (17% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Brake pads (17% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.037% fail on Brake calipers (78% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0074% fail on Wheel cylinder
      • 0.0037% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.0037% fail on Brake back plates
    • 1.0% fail on Hydraulic systems (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.90% fail on Components (67% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Hoses
        • 0.23% fail on Pipes (90% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.011% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0074% fail on Servos
      • 0.070% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.056% fail on Leaks (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0037% fail on Operation
    • 0.85% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.84% fail on Condition (23% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Fitment
    • 0.35% fail on ABS (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Service brake control components (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Pedal (100% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Anti-slip (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0074% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Mechanical components (55% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Cable (74% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Lever
    • 0.12% fail on Restricted movement (47% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Electronic stability system (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.030% fail on Components
        • 0.026% fail on Servos
        • 0.0037% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0037% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
    • 0.030% fail on Prescribed areas (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting (14 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0037% fail on Additional braking devices
    • 0.0037% fail on Hand operated control valves
      • 0.0037% fail on Condition
  • 9.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.9% fail on Exhaust system (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Emissions (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.97% fail on Emissions not tested (160% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Cap (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on System (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Pipe
      • 0.011% fail on Tank (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Hose
  • 9.4% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (10.0% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type (50% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.052% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (38% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Washers (71% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Wipers (15% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Windscreen (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Mirrors (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Bonnet (39% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.015% fail on Indirect vision devices (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 4.0% fail on Steering (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Steering system (14% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Track rod end (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.23% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Free play
        • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.067% fail on Steering arm (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.022% fail on Other components
        • 0.019% fail on Steering pivot point
        • 0.0037% fail on Steering component
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering (93% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Operation (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.011% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0037% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.0037% fail on Pump
      • 0.0037% fail on Rams
    • 0.28% fail on Steering control (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Steering lock (12 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering coupling (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Universal joint (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering column
      • 0.0037% fail on Steering wheel
      • 0.0037% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.28% fail on Steering operation (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.015% fail on Prescribed areas (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 3.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Doors (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Passengers other (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.58% fail on Drivers (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.33% fail on Seats (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Passengers (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Drivers (79% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Body condition
    • 0.21% fail on Engine mountings (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.096% fail on Chassis
    • 0.041% fail on Load security
      • 0.033% fail on Bootlid (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.022% fail on Body security
    • 0.0037% fail on Speedometer
    • 0.0037% fail on Spare wheel
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (24% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.64% fail on Condition (62% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.089% fail on Prescribed areas (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.081% fail on Requirements (84% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.056% fail on Attachment (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0074% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0037% fail on Anchorage's
        • 0.0037% fail on Belt(s)/padding
    • 0.50% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (57% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.074% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0037% fail on Passengers airbag
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.36% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Condition
    • 0.0037% fail on Hubs
  • 0.45% fail on Registration plates and VIN (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.45% fail on Registration plate (36% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0037% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
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