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FIAT Uno MOT Results

70.9% pass rate
from 79 tests in 2020
(11% worse 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 Uno is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Brakes (51% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 13% fail on Brake performance (82% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Rbt (72% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 3.8% fail on Service brake performance (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (34% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (2.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.3% fail on Pedal
    • 1.3% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 1.3% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 1.3% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.3% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.3% fail on Brake pads
  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (0.70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Stop lamp (97% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Direction indicators (42% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Flashing type (43% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Headlamps (13% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Headlamp (9.2% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (2.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (2.6% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (7.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.3% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 1.3% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.3% fail on Battery(ies)
  • 7.6% fail on Suspension (2.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.3% fail on Sub-frames
      • 1.3% fail on Sub-frame
  • 6.3% fail on Visibility (1.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Washers (9.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (4.1% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure (4.8% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Transmission (91% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Drive shafts (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.5% fail on Joints (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.3% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.3% fail on Doors
      • 1.3% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 1.3% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Floor
  • 6.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (53% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions (74% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.3% fail on Spark ignition (88% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.1% fail on Non catalyst emissions (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.3% fail on Emissions not tested
      • 1.3% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
  • 2.5% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Seat belts (55% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Prescribed areas (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
  • 1.3% fail on Steering
    • 1.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.3% fail on Track rod end
  • 1.3% fail on Tyres
    • 1.3% fail on Size/type
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