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FIAT X1/9 MOT Results

73.1% pass rate
from 357 tests in 2020
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.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.2% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 3.6% fail on Horn (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 3.9% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.9% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.2% fail on Direction indicators
      • 2.2% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.7% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on Side repeaters
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 0.84% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.84% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.56% fail on Switch
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.28% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.28% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 10% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
      • 3.1% fail on Parking brake performance (150% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 3.1% fail on Rbt (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 2.2% fail on Parking brake performance (160% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
          • 0.56% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.28% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (200% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Pedal (3 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.56% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.56% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.28% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.28% fail on Lever
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.28% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.28% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.28% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.28% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.28% fail on Brake pads
  • 9.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Spark ignition (140% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 6.4% fail on Non catalyst emissions (130% worse than other pre-1990 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.56% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 1.4% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 1.1% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.28% fail on Other leaks
  • 7.3% fail on Visibility
    • 5.3% fail on Washers
    • 2.0% fail on Wipers
    • 0.84% fail on Bonnet (4 times worse than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.28% fail on Windscreen
  • 3.4% fail on Suspension (59% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.56% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.28% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.28% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.28% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.28% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 3.4% fail on Body, chassis, structure (51% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission
      • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Joints
        • 0.28% fail on Drive shaft
    • 0.56% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.56% fail on Seats
      • 0.28% fail on Driver's seat
      • 0.28% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.28% fail on Chassis
      • 0.28% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
    • 0.28% fail on Body
      • 0.28% fail on Panel
    • 0.28% fail on Floor
  • 1.1% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.1% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres
    • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.84% fail on Steering (78% better than other pre-1990 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.28% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.28% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.28% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.28% fail on Steering column
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.28% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.28% fail on Speedometer