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FIAT Ducato MOT Results

53.2% pass rate
from 1,756 tests in 2020
(13% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
Number of tests by age
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 vans and highlighted areas where the FIAT Ducato is unusually good or bad.

  • 30% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (47% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 12% fail on Headlamps (160% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 12% fail on Headlamp (160% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Headlamp levelling device (8 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.6% fail on Headlamp aim (66% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 6.9% fail on Headlamp aim (60% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 7.3% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.3% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Side repeaters (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.17% fail on Switch
    • 6.7% fail on Electrical equipment (45% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.2% fail on Battery(ies) (180% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 2.5% fail on Horn
      • 0.51% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.057% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 4.8% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (42% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (42% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Rear fog lamp (47% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 4.3% fail on Position lamps (51% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.9% fail on Position lamp (46% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.40% fail on All position lamps (190% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (45% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.4% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Hazard warning (93% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Switch (93% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.68% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.46% fail on Main beam tell-tale
      • 0.23% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.11% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.057% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.057% fail on Outline marker lamp
    • 0.057% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.057% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 21% fail on Body, chassis, structure (59% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 8.8% fail on Transmission (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 8.2% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.11% fail on Drive shaft
      • 0.46% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.46% fail on Joints (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 8.0% fail on Exhaust system (110% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 2.5% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 2.3% fail on Fuel system (67% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.17% fail on Hose
      • 0.17% fail on System
      • 0.11% fail on Tank
    • 1.8% fail on Chassis
      • 1.8% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.2% fail on Body
      • 0.63% fail on Panel
      • 0.57% fail on Other body component
    • 1.1% fail on Seats
      • 1.0% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.34% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.74% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.74% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.57% fail on Door condition
        • 0.057% fail on Catch
      • 0.11% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.11% fail on Door condition
    • 0.28% fail on Towbar
      • 0.11% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.11% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.057% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.28% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.28% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 0.23% fail on Floor
    • 0.11% fail on Cabs
      • 0.11% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.057% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.057% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.057% fail on Load security
      • 0.057% fail on Loading door
    • 0.057% fail on Undertray
  • 19% fail on Brakes (27% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 14% fail on Brake performance (23% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 7.2% fail on Service brake performance (34% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (33% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 6.4% fail on Service brake performance (47% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.17% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 6.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (70% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (120% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.11% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
        • 0.057% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt
          • 1.6% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.28% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.057% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.057% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.34% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.8% fail on Rigid brake pipes (62% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 2.0% fail on Load sensing valves (4 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.8% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (150% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.34% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.11% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.17% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.11% fail on Cable
        • 0.057% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.97% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.63% fail on Pedal
      • 0.34% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.57% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.46% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.17% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.17% fail on Valves
      • 0.11% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.28% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.28% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.23% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings (3 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.057% fail on Other braking system component
    • 0.23% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.23% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.057% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up
      • 0.057% fail on Leaks
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 7.3% fail on Wipers (46% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.68% fail on View to rear
      • 0.68% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.28% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.17% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.11% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.11% fail on Windscreen
  • 12% fail on Suspension (21% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 5.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (25% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 3.1% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (54% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.51% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes (76% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Suspension arm (83% better than other pre-1990 vans)
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 0.91% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.40% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.11% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.11% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.11% fail on Shackle bracket
        • 0.057% fail on Leaf spring
      • 0.23% fail on Coil springs (69% better than other pre-1990 vans)
        • 0.23% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.057% fail on Torsion bars
        • 0.057% fail on Torsion bar
    • 0.68% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.17% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.40% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.23% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.17% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension rod
    • 0.11% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension (6 times worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.057% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.057% fail on Bellows
    • 0.057% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.057% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.057% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 6.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 5.0% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.9% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.17% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 1.0% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.40% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.28% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.28% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.057% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.057% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
    • 1.7% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.5% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.17% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.057% fail on Transmission oil leaks
    • 0.057% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.057% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 4.8% fail on Steering
    • 3.5% fail on Steering linkage components (42% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 3.2% fail on Track rod end (84% worse than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.68% fail on Steering gear (74% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.57% fail on Steering rack (78% better than other pre-1990 vans)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
    • 0.28% fail on Steering play
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.17% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.17% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
    • 0.11% fail on Steering wheel
  • 2.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.2% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.40% fail on Condition
      • 0.11% fail on Requirements
      • 0.057% fail on Attachment
  • 2.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.1% fail on Condition
    • 0.40% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.11% fail on Size/type
  • 0.74% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.63% fail on Registration plates
    • 0.17% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.17% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.17% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.057% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.057% fail on Belt(s)/padding
  • 0.057% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.057% fail on Attachment