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FIAT Uno MOT Results

60.2% pass rate
from 108 tests in 2020
(41% 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.

  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 6.5% fail on Direction indicators
      • 6.5% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 3.7% fail on Side repeaters (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.93% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.6% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.7% fail on Stop lamp
    • 3.7% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.9% fail on Horn
      • 0.93% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.93% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.93% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.93% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.93% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.93% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 7.4% fail on Rbt (sp) (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.8% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt
          • 4.6% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.6% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 4.6% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.93% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.9% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 1.9% fail on Hand lever (10 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Load sensing valves (22 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.93% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.93% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.93% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.93% fail on Cable
    • 0.93% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 11% fail on Suspension
    • 6.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 4.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.9% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.93% fail on Suspension arm
    • 0.93% fail on Springs
      • 0.93% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.93% fail on Mounting
  • 8.3% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 3.7% fail on Transmission
      • 2.8% fail on Drive shafts
        • 2.8% fail on Joints
      • 0.93% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.93% fail on Joints
    • 2.8% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.9% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.93% fail on Hose
      • 0.93% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.93% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.93% fail on Chassis
      • 0.93% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.93% fail on Cabs
      • 0.93% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 4.6% fail on Visibility
    • 2.8% fail on Washers
    • 0.93% fail on View to rear
      • 0.93% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.93% fail on Wipers
  • 4.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 4.6% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 4.6% fail on Non catalyst emissions
  • 3.7% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.7% fail on Seat belts
      • 3.7% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.9% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.93% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.93% fail on Other components
        • 0.93% fail on Steering linkage
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.9% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.93% fail on Condition
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