FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2011
62.0% pass rate
from 5,753 tests in 2020
(26% worse than other 2011 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 2011 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (55% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 4.4% fail on Individual direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Headlamp aim (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim (71% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (41% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.035% fail on Dipswitch (7 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (49% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Position lamp (50% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.57% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.54% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.017% fail on Switch
      • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.017% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.56% fail on Reversing lamps (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Reversing lamps (190% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Reversing lamp switch
    • 0.43% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.21% fail on Horn
      • 0.17% fail on Electrical wiring (6 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.052% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.070% fail on Daytime running lamps (8 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.017% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.017% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 11% fail on Suspension (24% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Springs (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Coil springs (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 6.6% fail on Coil spring (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Shock absorbers (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (61% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Anti-roll bar (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.070% fail on Linkage
      • 0.070% fail on Ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.49% fail on Suspension arms (82% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint (79% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.052% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.035% fail on Pins and bushes (97% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.070% fail on Other suspension component (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (16 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.16% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.035% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.017% fail on Axles
      • 0.017% fail on Axle
      • 0.017% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.017% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension unit
  • 7.7% fail on Brakes (28% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance (81% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.80% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.035% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.017% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.017% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.28% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.28% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.17% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.16% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.087% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (34% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.2% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.2% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.017% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.070% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.052% fail on Cable
        • 0.017% fail on Lever
        • 0.017% fail on Pivot
    • 0.71% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Pedal (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.61% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (100% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Electronic stability control (150% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Anti-lock braking system
      • 0.017% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.14% fail on Lever
    • 0.12% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.087% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.070% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.052% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.052% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.017% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.017% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.017% fail on Other components
  • 7.4% fail on Visibility (64% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers (87% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Wipers (51% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Driver's view (110% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on View to rear (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Mirrors
      • 0.017% fail on Indirect vision devices
    • 0.052% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.052% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.035% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.2% fail on Condition (23% better than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 3.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (77% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (69% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Spark ignition (160% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (47% worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.64% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Compression ignition (65% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (66% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.087% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.017% fail on Particulate filter
    • 0.47% fail on Fluid leaks (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.035% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.035% fail on Undertray
  • 3.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (31% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Transmission (56% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (58% better than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on Joints (58% better than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.035% fail on Joints
    • 0.21% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Catch
      • 0.052% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.052% fail on Door condition
      • 0.017% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.017% fail on Door condition
    • 0.17% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.035% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
    • 0.12% fail on Seats
      • 0.087% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.035% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.087% fail on Body
      • 0.052% fail on Other body component
      • 0.017% fail on Body condition
      • 0.017% fail on Panel
    • 0.070% fail on Boot lid (4 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Boot lid condition (5 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.017% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.017% fail on Bracket
    • 0.035% fail on Load security (14 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Tailgate (24 times worse than other 2011 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Tailgate condition (29 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Undertray
    • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.017% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.017% fail on Bumpers
  • 1.7% fail on Steering (36% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.2% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.017% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.26% fail on Steering gear (130% worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Operation (17 times worse than other 2011 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Electronic power steering (9 times worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Power steering
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (83% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.68% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (120% worse than other 2011 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.38% fail on Condition
      • 0.035% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Airbags
      • 0.035% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.33% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.23% fail on Attachment
    • 0.10% fail on Condition
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.035% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.017% fail on Anchorages
    • 0.017% fail on Belt(s)/padding
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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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