FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2008
53.5% pass rate
from 16,558 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2008 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Suspension (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 9.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage ball joints (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Ball joint dust cover (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.085% fail on Linkage (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.1% fail on Springs (29% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Coil springs (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Coil spring (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.030% fail on Mounting
    • 3.2% fail on Shock absorbers (93% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Sub-frames (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.67% fail on Suspension arms (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint (87% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes (95% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.32% fail on Wheel bearings (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.11% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.054% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.054% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0060% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.22% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.13% fail on Suspension rods (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.085% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.018% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.012% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.097% fail on Other suspension component (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.024% fail on Ball joint (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.012% fail on Pins and bushes (85% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.012% fail on Axles (90% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Axle
      • 0.0060% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Stop lamp (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Position lamp (53% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.012% fail on Switch
    • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.0% fail on Direction indicators (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Flashing type (50% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Side repeaters (42% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Switch (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps (17% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (17% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.060% fail on Dipswitch (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Rear fog lamp (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Switch
    • 0.77% fail on Electrical equipment (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Horn
      • 0.27% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.19% fail on Electrical wiring (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.079% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.0060% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0060% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0060% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.0060% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.0060% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Brake performance (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (160% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.018% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.0060% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.22% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester (150% worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.048% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.0060% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0060% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.012% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.012% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (27% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2008 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.060% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.012% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.42% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.39% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.048% fail on Service brake performance (64% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.0060% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.085% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.3% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.0060% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.024% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.39% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (190% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.35% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Lever
        • 0.0060% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0060% fail on Pivot
    • 0.74% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.53% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.51% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.060% fail on Electronic stability control (74% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.47% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.47% fail on Lever
    • 0.15% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.091% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.048% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (60% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.079% fail on Rigid brake pipes (94% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic systems (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.012% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.024% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.012% fail on Other components
      • 0.012% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.0060% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.0060% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
    • 0.018% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.018% fail on Leaks
  • 8.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (63% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 7.2% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 5.6% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (59% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.066% fail on Non catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.0060% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0060% fail on Oxygen sensor
      • 0.68% fail on Compression ignition (61% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (69% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (78% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.091% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (84% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.018% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.012% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0060% fail on Catalytic converter
          • 0.0060% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks (100% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Engine oil leaks (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.091% fail on Transmission oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.0060% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.036% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.018% fail on Sound deadening material
      • 0.018% fail on Undertray
  • 8.2% fail on Tyres (16% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Tread depth (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Condition
    • 0.31% fail on Size/type
  • 7.9% fail on Visibility (32% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Washers (56% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.0060% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.22% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0060% fail on Window
    • 0.042% fail on Bonnet (73% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 7.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (37% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Doors (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.072% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0060% fail on Catch
      • 0.066% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.066% fail on Door condition
    • 0.75% fail on Transmission (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.71% fail on Drive shafts (70% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.69% fail on Joints (71% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.0060% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.036% fail on Prop shafts (68% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.036% fail on Joints (62% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0060% fail on Belts
    • 0.50% fail on Fuel system (94% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Tank
      • 0.024% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0060% fail on Hose
      • 0.0060% fail on System
    • 0.34% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Engine mounting condition (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Bracket
    • 0.25% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.20% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.14% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Sub-frame condition (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.12% fail on Body
      • 0.091% fail on Other body component
      • 0.024% fail on Panel
      • 0.0060% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.085% fail on Undertray
    • 0.024% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.024% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.018% fail on Chassis
      • 0.018% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.0060% fail on Load security
      • 0.0060% fail on Tailgate
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.8% fail on Track rod end (18% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Ball joint (65% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.018% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0060% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.24% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.22% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.012% fail on Operation
    • 0.097% fail on Electronic power steering (200% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.085% fail on Steering play
      • 0.085% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.066% fail on Power steering (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.066% fail on Operation
    • 0.036% fail on Steering column (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Steering coupling (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Universal joint (5 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.0060% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.83% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.048% fail on Requirements
      • 0.036% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Airbags
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.47% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.28% fail on Attachment
    • 0.18% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Identification of the vehicle (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Registration plates (29% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.0060% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.012% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.012% fail on Doors (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors (10 times worse than other 2008 cars)

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