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FIAT 124 MOT Results

64.0% pass rate
from 164 tests in 2017
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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT 124 is unusually good or bad.

  • 23% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 9.1% fail on Headlamp aim (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Direction indicators (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Flashing type (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.4% fail on All direction indicators
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 2.4% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on Tell tales
    • 5.5% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.7% fail on Rear lamps
      • 3.0% fail on Front lamps
    • 5.5% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Horn
    • 3.0% fail on Battery
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.8% fail on Headlamp
      • 1.2% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 1.2% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.61% fail on Lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.9% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 1.2% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.61% fail on Gradient hand brake
    • 7.3% fail on Hydraulic systems (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.9% fail on Components
        • 3.0% fail on Hoses
        • 0.61% fail on Pipes
        • 0.61% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.61% fail on Valves
      • 1.2% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (9 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Leaks
      • 0.61% fail on Operation
    • 1.8% fail on Parking brake
      • 1.8% fail on Condition
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components
      • 0.61% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.61% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
        • 0.61% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.61% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.61% fail on Cable
  • 10% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 4.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.2% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.61% fail on Windscreen
  • 7.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.9% fail on Emissions
    • 2.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.61% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Cap
  • 6.1% fail on Steering
    • 5.5% fail on Steering system
      • 3.7% fail on Track rod end
      • 1.2% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.61% fail on Free play
        • 0.61% fail on Steering box
      • 0.61% fail on Other components
        • 0.61% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.61% fail on Steering control
      • 0.61% fail on Steering shaft
    • 0.61% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.9% fail on Suspension
    • 1.2% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.2% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.2% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.61% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.61% fail on Attachment
    • 1.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.61% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.61% fail on Front
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints
  • 3.0% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.8% fail on Seats
      • 1.8% fail on Drivers
    • 1.2% fail on Body condition
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 1.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.61% fail on Size/type
    • 0.61% fail on Condition
  • 0.61% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.61% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.61% fail on Condition