FIAT Seicento MOT Results

Registered in 2003
48.9% pass rate
from 1,305 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Seicento is unusually good or bad.

  • 26% fail on Brakes (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 9.6% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.4% fail on Rbt (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 8.3% fail on Service brake performance (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.077% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.077% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 9.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 9.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 6.8% fail on Service brake imbalance (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.077% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (85% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 7.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (96% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.077% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.15% fail on Decelerometer (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 9.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components (46% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Cable (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Linkage (29 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Lever
      • 0.61% fail on Brake linings and pads (73% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.61% fail on Brake pads (72% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake discs and drums (81% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Brake discs (87% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Brake drums
    • 1.5% fail on Parking brake control (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Lever (180% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Hand lever (190% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Pedal
    • 0.92% fail on Hydraulic systems (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Brake fluid (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.077% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.077% fail on Valves
    • 0.61% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.077% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.077% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 22% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (160% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp aim (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type (83% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp (32% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 2.1% fail on Position lamps (39% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Position lamp (38% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp (63% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.00% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.92% fail on Battery(ies) (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Horn
    • 0.46% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (67% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.46% fail on Rear fog lamp (67% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.15% fail on Switch
  • 15% fail on Suspension (17% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Springs (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Coil springs (67% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.8% fail on Coil spring (66% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Suspension arms (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.84% fail on Ball joint (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.7% fail on Shock absorbers (92% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.077% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.077% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.46% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.38% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.15% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.23% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.077% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.077% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.077% fail on Axles
      • 0.077% fail on Axle
    • 0.077% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.077% fail on Ball joint
  • 14% fail on Body, chassis, structure (47% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Exhaust system (64% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Transmission (69% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Drive shafts (72% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 5.9% fail on Joints (71% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.23% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.23% fail on Joints
    • 0.84% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.46% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.31% fail on Tank
      • 0.077% fail on Pipe
    • 0.69% fail on Seats (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Driver's seat (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.46% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
      • 0.077% fail on Strengthening plate
    • 0.46% fail on Doors
      • 0.31% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.31% fail on Door condition
      • 0.15% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.15% fail on Door condition
    • 0.31% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.15% fail on Chassis
      • 0.15% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.15% fail on Floor
    • 0.077% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.077% fail on Bracket
  • 10% fail on Visibility (26% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Washers (57% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.15% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.15% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.15% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.077% fail on View to rear
      • 0.077% fail on Mirrors
  • 8.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Catalyst emissions (49% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Emissions not tested (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (67% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.077% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 0.31% fail on Compression ignition (76% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.077% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.077% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.69% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.077% fail on Other leaks
  • 6.7% fail on Tyres
    • 4.5% fail on Tread depth
    • 2.0% fail on Condition
    • 0.46% fail on Size/type
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (77% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.54% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.54% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.38% fail on Steering linkage components (90% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Track rod end (89% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.077% fail on Steering play
      • 0.077% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.077% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 1.00% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (69% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts (65% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.38% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (74% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 0.46% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Attachment
    • 0.077% fail on Condition
  • 0.23% fail on Identification of the vehicle (75% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Registration plates (75% better than other 2003 cars)

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