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FIAT 126 MOT Results

72.1% pass rate
from 165 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 126 is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.7% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 4.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.61% fail on Rear lamps
    • 4.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.4% fail on Individual lamps
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 1.2% fail on All direction indicators
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.4% fail on Battery
    • 2.4% fail on Horn
    • 1.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.8% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.61% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.61% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.61% fail on Lamp
  • 10% fail on Brakes
    • 6.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.6% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.0% fail on Front wheels
      • 3.0% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.2% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 1.8% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.61% fail on Operation
      • 0.61% fail on Components
        • 0.61% fail on Pipes
      • 0.61% fail on Leaks
    • 0.61% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.61% fail on Pedal
        • 0.61% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 8.5% fail on Suspension
    • 3.6% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 2.4% fail on Rear
      • 1.2% fail on Front
    • 1.8% fail on Axles (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on King pins (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 1.2% fail on Component mounting
      • 0.61% fail on Spring mounting
    • 1.2% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.2% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Leaf springs
      • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.61% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.61% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.61% fail on Drive shafts
  • 6.7% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.2% fail on Washers
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers
    • 0.61% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.2% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 1.8% fail on Emissions not tested (5 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Emissions
    • 1.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.61% fail on Pipe
      • 0.61% fail on Cap
  • 3.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 3.0% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.4% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.61% fail on Attachment
  • 2.4% fail on Steering
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system
      • 0.61% fail on Steering box
      • 0.61% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.61% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.61% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.61% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.4% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 1.2% fail on Seats
      • 1.2% fail on Passengers
    • 0.61% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.61% fail on Chassis
    • 0.61% fail on Body condition
  • 1.8% fail on Tyres
    • 0.61% fail on Size/type
    • 0.61% fail on Condition
    • 0.61% fail on Tread depth
  • 1.2% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate
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