FIAT Seicento MOT Results

Registered in 1998
49.5% pass rate
from 111 tests in 2020
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 1998 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Seicento is unusually good or bad.

  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.1% fail on Direction indicators (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Flashing type (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 5.4% fail on Side repeaters (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 2.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.90% fail on All direction indicators
    • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 7.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.5% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.6% fail on Horn (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.90% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.90% fail on Switch
  • 21% fail on Brakes
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 11% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 11% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 2.7% fail on Service brake performance
      • 9.0% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 9.0% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 8.1% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
          • 1.8% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 4.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.90% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt
          • 0.90% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 2.7% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.8% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Cable (9 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.90% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 18% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 12% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
      • 12% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
        • 12% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other 1998 cars)
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.90% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.90% fail on System
    • 0.90% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.90% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 6.3% fail on Washers
    • 3.6% fail on Wipers
    • 1.8% fail on Driver's view (13 times worse than other 1998 cars)
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 3.6% fail on Springs
      • 3.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.90% fail on Suspension arm
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.8% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.90% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 7.2% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.4% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.90% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.90% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 6.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 6.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 5.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.90% fail on Condition
  • 5.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.7% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 0.90% fail on Size/type
  • 0.90% fail on Steering
    • 0.90% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.90% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.90% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.90% fail on Condition

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