FIAT Ulysse MOT Results

Registered in 2003
41.9% pass rate
from 148 tests in 2020
(23% worse than other 2003 cars)
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 Ulysse is unusually good or bad.

  • 32% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (54% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamps
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (170% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 6.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 6.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Side repeaters
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Horn
      • 0.68% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 24% fail on Brakes (56% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 20% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 15% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 11% fail on Parking brake performance (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 11% fail on Rbt (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 8.8% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (44 times worse than other 2003 cars)
          • 0.68% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt
          • 4.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.68% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 0.68% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.0% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 2.0% fail on Brake pads
      • 2.0% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Cable (5 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.68% fail on Lever
      • 0.68% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.68% fail on Brake discs
    • 4.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.4% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 1.4% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.68% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.68% fail on Pedal
    • 0.68% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.68% fail on Lever
    • 0.68% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms
      • 6.8% fail on Ball joint (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.68% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 6.8% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.4% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.4% fail on Ball joint
    • 4.1% fail on Springs
      • 4.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.1% fail on Coil spring
    • 2.7% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.4% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.68% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.68% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.68% fail on Sub-frame
  • 17% fail on Body, chassis, structure (73% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Transmission (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Drive shafts (130% worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 8.1% fail on Joints (140% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.1% fail on Doors (6 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Other passenger's door (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Door condition (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.68% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.68% fail on Door condition
    • 1.4% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.68% fail on Pipe
      • 0.68% fail on System
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 0.68% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.68% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.68% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.68% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.68% fail on Spare wheel condition
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 7.4% fail on Washers
    • 4.7% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on View to rear
      • 1.4% fail on Mirrors
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 6.8% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 2.0% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.68% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 6.1% fail on Compression ignition (3 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (8 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 1.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (10 times worse than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.68% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.68% fail on Other emission control equipment
  • 11% fail on Tyres
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 4.7% fail on Condition
    • 0.68% fail on Size/type
  • 8.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (150% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.68% fail on Condition
  • 4.1% fail on Steering
    • 3.4% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.68% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.68% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.68% fail on Steering rack
Read the Honest John Review

  • Fiat Ulysse (2003 - 2006)
    Relatively inexpensive seven-seater with decent levels of kit. Undemanding to drive. Five-star crash test rating.

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