FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2010
60.1% pass rate
from 9,666 tests in 2020
(15% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (27% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim (47% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.3% fail on Individual direction indicators (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Side repeaters (51% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Headlamp (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.052% fail on Dipswitch (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Position lamps (25% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Position lamp (24% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.021% fail on Switch (12 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Switch
    • 0.68% fail on Electrical equipment (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Horn (89% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Electrical wiring (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.57% fail on Reversing lamps (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Reversing lamps (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.062% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.031% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.021% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.010% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 13% fail on Suspension (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 7.4% fail on Springs (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 7.4% fail on Coil springs (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 7.4% fail on Coil spring (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.9% fail on Shock absorbers (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (28% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (49% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint dust cover (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Linkage (73% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 0.71% fail on Suspension arms (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint dust cover (53% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.14% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.093% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.031% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.021% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.10% fail on Wheel bearings (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.062% fail on Other suspension component (70% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint (82% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.010% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.010% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.041% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.021% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.031% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.031% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.021% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.010% fail on Axles
      • 0.010% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.010% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.010% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (64% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Wipers (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.12% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.010% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.062% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.010% fail on Window
    • 0.041% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.2% fail on Tyres
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.3% fail on Condition (21% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Size/type
  • 5.7% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Mechanical brake components (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (31% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (31% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.90% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.90% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.062% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.041% fail on Cable
        • 0.010% fail on Rod
        • 0.010% fail on Lever
    • 2.3% fail on Brake performance (28% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance (37% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (38% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.77% fail on Service brake performance (44% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.031% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.021% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.010% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.51% fail on Rbt
          • 0.44% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.052% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.010% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.010% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.010% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp) (42% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.052% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.062% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (57% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Anti-lock braking system (81% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (74% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.093% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.083% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.010% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.072% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.062% fail on Parking brake control (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Lever (77% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Rigid brake pipes (96% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.010% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.010% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 5.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (98% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (94% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (130% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.010% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.010% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 0.37% fail on Compression ignition (69% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (67% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (89% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.021% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.010% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.010% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.031% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.021% fail on Undertray
      • 0.010% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (29% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Fuel system (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.010% fail on Tank
    • 0.33% fail on Transmission (72% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.31% fail on Joints (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.010% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.010% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.010% fail on Joints
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.13% fail on Other passenger's door (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.041% fail on Door condition
      • 0.031% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.031% fail on Door condition
    • 0.11% fail on Body
      • 0.083% fail on Other body component
      • 0.041% fail on Panel
    • 0.10% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.093% fail on Seats
      • 0.083% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.010% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.083% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.062% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.021% fail on Bracket
    • 0.041% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.041% fail on Boot lid condition
    • 0.041% fail on Undertray
  • 1.5% fail on Steering
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components (23% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.031% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.010% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.14% fail on Electronic power steering (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.093% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.021% fail on Operation
    • 0.062% fail on Power steering
      • 0.062% fail on Operation
    • 0.010% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.010% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.010% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.010% fail on Steering play
      • 0.010% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (82% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.74% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (97% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Seat belts (62% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Requirements
      • 0.010% fail on Attachment
    • 0.021% fail on Airbags
      • 0.021% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.37% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.24% fail on Identification of the vehicle (43% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Registration plates (43% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.021% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter (9 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.021% fail on Speedometer (10 times worse than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.010% fail on Buses and coaches supplementary tests
    • 0.010% fail on Doors
      • 0.010% fail on Passenger entrance/exit doors
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  • Fiat Punto (2010 - 2018)
    Low running costs thanks to economical engines. Impressive MultiAir petrols. Good levels of standard kit. Comes with a driver's knee airbag and five three point seatbelts.

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