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FIAT X1/9 MOT Results

75.2% pass rate
from 266 tests in 2020
(7.9% 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 X1/9 is unusually good or bad.

  • 12% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (2.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (29% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Headlamp (35% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (11% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Headlamp aim (4.1% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Electrical equipment (37% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Horn (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Battery(ies) (92% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (12% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Direction indicators (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Flashing type (15% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (21% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (8.7% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (8.6% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (4.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (14% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.38% fail on Switch
  • 9.0% fail on Brakes (2.0% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Brake performance (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 7.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (180% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (1.3% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Rbt (sp) (3.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (81% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance (46% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Service brake performance (26% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Service brake imbalance (5.5% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake performance (98% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (100% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 1.9% fail on Parking brake performance (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.38% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (0.77% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (37% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Pedal (86% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Parking brake control (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Lever (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.38% fail on Servos
    • 0.38% fail on Flexible brake hoses
  • 7.1% fail on Visibility (14% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Washers (35% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Bonnet
  • 6.4% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (54% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 6.0% fail on Exhaust emissions (66% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 6.0% fail on Spark ignition (79% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 5.3% fail on Non catalyst emissions (93% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Emissions not tested (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.38% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 4.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure (32% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Exhaust system (13% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.75% fail on Fuel system (1.4% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.38% fail on Tank
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.75% fail on Transmission (43% better than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 0.75% fail on Drive shafts (27% better than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 0.75% fail on Joints (24% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.38% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.38% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.38% fail on Engine mounting condition
  • 4.1% fail on Suspension (47% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (23% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Wheel bearings (7.3% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 1.1% fail on Steering (70% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.38% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.38% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.38% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.38% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.38% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.38% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.38% fail on Condition
  • 0.38% fail on Tyres
    • 0.38% fail on Condition