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FIAT X1/9 MOT Results

73.5% pass rate
from 344 tests in 2017
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 cars and highlighted areas where the FIAT X1/9 is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 3.8% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 3.5% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.58% fail on Tell tale
    • 3.2% fail on Horn
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.29% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.29% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.29% fail on Switch
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.87% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.29% fail on All direction indicators
    • 2.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Battery
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.29% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.2% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.29% fail on Lamp
  • 13% fail on Brakes
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.8% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 4.7% fail on Rear wheels
      • 3.5% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.87% fail on Brake imbalance
    • 2.9% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 2.0% fail on Components
        • 1.2% fail on Pipes
        • 0.87% fail on Hoses
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks
      • 0.29% fail on Operation
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.29% fail on Pedal
        • 0.29% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.29% fail on Hub components
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
    • 0.29% fail on Restricted movement
  • 7.6% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 5.5% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers
  • 5.5% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.1% fail on Emissions
    • 0.58% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.58% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.29% fail on Tank
      • 0.29% fail on System
    • 0.29% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (58% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 2.6% fail on Component mounting
    • 0.87% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.58% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.87% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
    • 0.58% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.58% fail on Front
    • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.29% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.29% fail on Drive shafts
  • 2.3% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.0% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.29% fail on Condition
  • 2.0% fail on Steering
    • 1.7% fail on Steering system
      • 1.5% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.58% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.29% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.58% fail on Body condition
    • 0.58% fail on Load security (12 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Access panel
      • 0.29% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.29% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.29% fail on Chassis
    • 0.29% fail on Seats
      • 0.29% fail on Passengers
  • 1.5% fail on Tyres
    • 0.58% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.29% fail on Size/type
    • 0.29% fail on Condition
    • 0.29% fail on Valve stem
  • 0.87% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.29% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.29% fail on Attachment