FIAT Punto MOT Results

Registered in 2013
61.2% pass rate
from 5,030 tests in 2020
(66% worse than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Punto is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (16 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.020% fail on Arm
    • 3.8% fail on Position lamps (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Position lamp (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on All position lamps (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (71% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim (70% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (99% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps (95% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.93% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.40% fail on Electrical equipment (110% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn
      • 0.12% fail on Electrical wiring (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.36% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.34% fail on Reversing lamps (150% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Reversing lamps (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.060% fail on Daytime running lamps (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 12% fail on Suspension (180% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 11% fail on Springs (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 11% fail on Coil springs (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 11% fail on Coil spring (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Mounting
    • 0.58% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.40% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.14% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.080% fail on Anti-roll bar (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage
      • 0.080% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 0.060% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.020% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.14% fail on Suspension arms (89% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint (94% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.099% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.080% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.020% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.020% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.020% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.020% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.020% fail on Sub-frame
  • 8.3% fail on Visibility (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers (120% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (76% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Driver's view (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on View to rear (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Mirrors (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.040% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.040% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.020% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (80% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Brake performance (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (7 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 3.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (23 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Rbt (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (8 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance (13 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.91% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.91% fail on Rbt
          • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.32% fail on Service brake imbalance (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.18% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.020% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.060% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.1% fail on Mechanical brake components (23% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (33% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads (32% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.80% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.040% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.040% fail on Cable
    • 0.70% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Anti-lock braking system (5 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic stability control
    • 0.52% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Pedal (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.26% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.26% fail on Lever
    • 0.080% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.060% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.020% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.020% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.020% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.020% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 5.6% fail on Tyres
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.24% fail on Size/type (160% worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 1.2% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Spark ignition (65% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Catalyst emissions (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition (63% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.080% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.060% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.040% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Fluid leaks (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Engine oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.040% fail on Transmission oil leaks (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
  • 1.2% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.16% fail on Transmission (67% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Drive shafts (65% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Joints (69% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.16% fail on Doors
      • 0.14% fail on Other passenger's door (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.020% fail on Catch
      • 0.020% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.020% fail on Door condition
    • 0.12% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.099% fail on Seats
      • 0.099% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Boot lid (14 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.080% fail on Boot lid condition (17 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.060% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.040% fail on Body
      • 0.040% fail on Other body component
  • 0.72% fail on Steering
    • 0.60% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.56% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.040% fail on Locking devices (6 times worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.080% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.060% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.020% fail on Power steering
      • 0.020% fail on Operation
    • 0.020% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.54% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.28% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.26% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.24% fail on Condition
      • 0.020% fail on Requirements
  • 0.20% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.20% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.18% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.040% fail on Condition
  • 0.020% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.020% fail on Belt(s)/padding
Read the Honest John Review

  • 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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