FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2012
62.0% pass rate
from 6,986 tests in 2020
(39% worse than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 17% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (82% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 4.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Side repeaters (69% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.014% fail on Arm
    • 4.0% fail on Headlamp aim (70% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp aim (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp (200% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (85% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamps (54% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp (61% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Dipswitch (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.99% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (26% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Electrical equipment (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Electrical wiring (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
      • 0.029% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.40% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.39% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.014% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.014% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.30% fail on Reversing lamps (92% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Reversing lamps (86% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Reversing lamp switch (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.043% fail on Daytime running lamps (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.014% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.014% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.014% fail on Switch
  • 11% fail on Suspension (74% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Springs (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 8.2% fail on Coil springs (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Coil spring (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Mounting
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.19% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.086% fail on Anti-roll bar (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage
      • 0.014% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.29% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Macpherson strut (7 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.086% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Ball joint (90% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Ball joint dust cover (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.014% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.043% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.043% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (15 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.014% fail on Suspension rod
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (38% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Brake performance (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
          • 0.043% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.014% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 1.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt
          • 0.73% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.37% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.043% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.029% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.014% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.26% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.26% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.072% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.029% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake linings and pads (26% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Brake pads (25% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.89% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.043% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.029% fail on Lever
        • 0.014% fail on Cable
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Pedal (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.36% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.36% fail on Anti-lock braking system (160% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.14% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.072% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.072% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.014% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 7.2% fail on Visibility (71% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Wipers (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (57% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.13% fail on View to rear
      • 0.13% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.029% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.029% fail on Windscreen
  • 6.0% fail on Tyres
    • 3.6% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 2.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust system (91% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Transmission (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.29% fail on Joints (56% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.16% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.014% fail on Tank
      • 0.014% fail on System
    • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Engine mounting condition (9 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Body
      • 0.086% fail on Other body component
      • 0.014% fail on Panel
    • 0.072% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.072% fail on Doors
      • 0.043% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.043% fail on Door condition
      • 0.029% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.029% fail on Door condition
    • 0.057% fail on Seats
      • 0.057% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.057% fail on Undertray
    • 0.014% fail on Floor
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (47% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (30% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.92% fail on Catalyst emissions (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.043% fail on Non catalyst emissions (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.014% fail on Catalytic converter
      • 0.13% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.072% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.029% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (90% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.014% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.37% fail on Fluid leaks (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.072% fail on Transmission oil leaks (8 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.029% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.029% fail on Undertray
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (59% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end (75% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.072% fail on Power steering
      • 0.072% fail on Operation (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.043% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Operation
    • 0.057% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.029% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.54% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.42% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.14% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.11% fail on Condition
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment
  • 0.26% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.26% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.21% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
    • 0.043% fail on Condition
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    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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