FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2012
65.6% pass rate
from 6,001 tests in 2017
(64% 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 (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear lamps (14 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Front lamps (68% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Switch (27 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on All position lamps
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Flashing type (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Individual lamps (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on All direction indicators (6 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.100% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (100% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.033% fail on Switch (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Stop lamp (52% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.88% fail on Registration plate lamp (53% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.25% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.23% fail on Horn (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.050% fail on Battery
    • 0.050% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.033% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 11% fail on Driver's view of the road (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Wipers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Washers (86% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.100% fail on Mirrors
  • 9.6% fail on Suspension (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 8.0% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Shock absorbers (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.100% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.050% fail on Presence (84 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front drive shafts (65% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Constant velocity joints (64% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.083% fail on Condition
    • 0.083% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.050% fail on Rear
      • 0.033% fail on Front
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension arms (91% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (90% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
    • 0.017% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 5.8% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type (120% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.033% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.4% fail on Brakes (41% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance (190% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Rear wheels (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.30% fail on Brake imbalance (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.033% fail on Brake operation
    • 1.9% fail on Hub components (21% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (24% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.017% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.32% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.32% fail on Condition
    • 0.20% fail on ABS (150% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.18% fail on Anti-slip (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.15% fail on Components
        • 0.13% fail on Hoses
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.017% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.017% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.017% fail on Components
        • 0.017% fail on Hoses
  • 0.73% fail on Steering (87% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Steering system (68% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.55% fail on Track rod end (110% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.12% fail on Steering operation (10 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.050% fail on Power steering
      • 0.033% fail on Operation
      • 0.017% fail on Rams
    • 0.017% fail on Steering control
      • 0.017% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.65% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 0.35% fail on Emissions (170% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.100% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.067% fail on Cap
      • 0.017% fail on Hose
      • 0.017% fail on System
    • 0.033% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.45% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.30% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.28% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.15% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.12% fail on Condition
      • 0.017% fail on Requirements
      • 0.017% fail on Attachment
  • 0.23% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.083% fail on Body condition
    • 0.067% fail on Doors
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.050% fail on Seats
      • 0.033% fail on Passengers
      • 0.017% fail on Drivers
    • 0.033% fail on Load security
      • 0.033% fail on Tailgate (23 times worse than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment
  • 0.17% fail on Registration plates and VIN (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Registration plate (55% better than other 2012 cars)
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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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