FIAT Ulysse MOT Results

Registered in 2004
43.5% pass rate
from 285 tests in 2020
(17% worse than other 2004 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 2004 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT Ulysse is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Stop lamp (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.8% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 9.8% fail on Headlamp (88% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.6% fail on Direction indicators (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Flashing type (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 4.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.35% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.35% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 24% fail on Brakes (62% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 19% fail on Brake performance (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 15% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 15% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 10% fail on Rbt (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 8.4% fail on Parking brake performance (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 1.4% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (6 times worse than other 2004 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 6.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 3.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.8% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.8% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.35% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.70% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.70% fail on Cable
    • 1.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.70% fail on Hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
    • 1.1% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.1% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers (5 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.70% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.70% fail on Lever
    • 0.35% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.35% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 23% fail on Suspension
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.6% fail on Ball joint (100% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 9.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 4.6% fail on Linkage ball joints (130% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.70% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage
    • 5.6% fail on Springs
      • 5.6% fail on Coil springs
        • 5.6% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.8% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.70% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.70% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.35% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.35% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.35% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.7% fail on Exhaust system (93% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Transmission
      • 5.6% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.6% fail on Joints
      • 0.35% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.35% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Doors (4 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Other passenger's door (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 2.1% fail on Door condition (7 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
      • 0.35% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.35% fail on Door condition
    • 1.8% fail on Fuel system (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on System (17 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.35% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.35% fail on Body
      • 0.35% fail on Other body component
    • 0.35% fail on Seats
      • 0.35% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.35% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.35% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.35% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 13% fail on Visibility (65% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Washers (150% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
  • 8.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.6% fail on Compression ignition (170% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 3.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.70% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.35% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 3.2% fail on Spark ignition
        • 1.8% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.70% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.70% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.35% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.4% fail on Tyres
    • 5.3% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.5% fail on Condition
  • 3.5% fail on Steering
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 2.8% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.35% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Other components
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.8% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.70% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.70% fail on Condition
  • 0.70% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.70% fail on Attachment
  • 0.35% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plates
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  • 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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