FIAT Seicento MOT Results

Registered in 1999
51.7% pass rate
from 383 tests in 2020
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 1999 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Seicento is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (36% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 14% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 14% fail on Headlamp aim (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Electrical equipment (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Horn (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.9% fail on Direction indicators
      • 3.9% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.1% fail on Side repeaters (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp levelling device (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 1999 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.52% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.52% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.26% fail on Switch
  • 21% fail on Brakes (49% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 17% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 9.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 6.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 4.2% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 8.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 8.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 6.8% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 6.8% fail on Rbt (130% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 6.3% fail on Service brake performance (160% worse than other 1999 cars)
          • 0.78% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.52% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 5.2% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 2.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Cable
        • 0.52% fail on Clevis joint (133 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Lever
      • 0.52% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.52% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.52% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.52% fail on Brake discs
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.0% fail on Hand lever (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Pedal
    • 0.78% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.78% fail on Lever
    • 0.78% fail on Other components and prescribed areas (4 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Prescribed areas (5 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.52% fail on Other braking system component (10 times worse than other 1999 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.52% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.26% fail on Brake fluid
    • 0.26% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.26% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.26% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 15% fail on Suspension
    • 7.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.9% fail on Springs
      • 3.9% fail on Coil springs
        • 3.9% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.8% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.78% fail on Sub-frame
    • 1.6% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.78% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.26% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.26% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.26% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 5.7% fail on Transmission
      • 5.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.7% fail on Joints
        • 0.26% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.78% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.78% fail on Joints
    • 4.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (3 times worse than other 1999 cars)
      • 0.52% fail on Tank
      • 0.26% fail on Pipe
    • 0.78% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.78% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.52% fail on Body
      • 0.52% fail on Other body component
    • 0.52% fail on Seats
      • 0.52% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.26% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.26% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.26% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.26% fail on Doors
      • 0.26% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.26% fail on Door condition
    • 0.26% fail on Floor
  • 13% fail on Visibility (62% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 7.8% fail on Washers (140% worse than other 1999 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Wipers
    • 0.26% fail on View to rear
      • 0.26% fail on Mirrors
  • 6.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.9% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 2.1% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 0.26% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.26% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
    • 0.52% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.26% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.7% fail on Tyres
    • 3.1% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.78% fail on Size/type
  • 5.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 5.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.8% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 1999 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Steering
    • 1.0% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.0% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.78% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.26% fail on Track rod end
  • 0.78% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.78% fail on Registration plates

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