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FIAT 500L MOT Results

83.3% pass rate
from 72 tests in 2020
(36% better than other pre-1990 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 pre-1990 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT 500L is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (1.9% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Direction indicators (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Flashing type (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 4.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on All direction indicators (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.4% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (65% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Headlamp aim (77% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (62% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamps (4.6% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp (0.36% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.4% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.4% fail on Horn
  • 9.7% fail on Visibility (56% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.9% fail on Washers (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (14% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (55% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Brake performance (40% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (8.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (4.5% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.4% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.4% fail on Pedal
  • 4.2% fail on Steering (12% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Steering linkage components (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Drag link end
  • 4.2% fail on Suspension (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Axles
      • 1.4% fail on King pins
    • 1.4% fail on Springs
      • 1.4% fail on Leaf springs
        • 1.4% fail on Leaf spring
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Suspension arm
  • 2.8% fail on Body, chassis, structure (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure (170% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.4% fail on Road Wheels
    • 1.4% fail on Attachment