FIAT Doblo MOT Results

Registered in 2001
46.5% pass rate
from 230 tests in 2020
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 2001 vans and highlighted areas where the FIAT Doblo is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Suspension (52% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 17% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (93% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 11% fail on Suspension arms (97% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Ball joint (150% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 1.3% fail on Suspension arm (9 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.43% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 4.8% fail on Springs
      • 2.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.7% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.43% fail on Mounting
      • 1.7% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.87% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.87% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 3.0% fail on Macpherson strut (11 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 2.2% fail on Macpherson strut (40 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 0.87% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (6 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 2.6% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.7% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 21% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Direction indicators (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 7.8% fail on Flashing type (120% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 6.5% fail on Individual direction indicators (180% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on All direction indicators (3 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 7.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 7.4% fail on Headlamp (98% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.87% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.7% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.87% fail on Horn
    • 1.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.7% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Rear fog lamp
  • 16% fail on Brakes
    • 12% fail on Brake performance
      • 8.7% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 8.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 7.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (140% worse than other 2001 vans)
          • 3.5% fail on Service brake performance
      • 4.3% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
          • 0.43% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 3.5% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 3.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 1.3% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.87% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.43% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.43% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.7% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.87% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.43% fail on Master cylinder
      • 0.43% fail on Reservoirs
    • 1.3% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.87% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.87% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.43% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.43% fail on Cable
    • 0.87% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.87% fail on Lever
    • 0.87% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.43% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.43% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.43% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.43% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.43% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.43% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.43% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.43% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 7.4% fail on Exhaust system
    • 5.7% fail on Transmission
      • 5.7% fail on Drive shafts
        • 5.7% fail on Joints
    • 2.6% fail on Chassis
      • 2.6% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.87% fail on Tank
      • 0.43% fail on Pipe
      • 0.43% fail on System
    • 1.3% fail on Spare wheel (14 times worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Spare wheel condition (43 times worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 0.87% fail on Doors
      • 0.43% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.43% fail on Hinge
      • 0.43% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.43% fail on Door condition
    • 0.43% fail on Towbar
      • 0.43% fail on Coupling
    • 0.43% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.43% fail on Bracket
    • 0.43% fail on Body
      • 0.43% fail on Other body component
  • 14% fail on Visibility
    • 7.8% fail on Washers
    • 7.4% fail on Wipers
    • 0.87% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.87% fail on View to rear
      • 0.87% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.43% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.43% fail on Windscreen
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (110% worse than other 2001 vans)
    • 11% fail on Exhaust emissions (150% worse than other 2001 vans)
      • 9.1% fail on Compression ignition (160% worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 3.5% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 2.6% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.43% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.43% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.43% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.43% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.43% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
      • 3.0% fail on Spark ignition (2 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 1.7% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (5 times worse than other 2001 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions
    • 0.43% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.43% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres
    • 5.2% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.9% fail on Condition
  • 5.2% fail on Steering
    • 4.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end
    • 1.3% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.3% fail on Steering rack
  • 3.9% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 3.5% fail on Seat belts
      • 2.6% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.87% fail on Condition
      • 0.43% fail on Attachment
      • 0.43% fail on Requirements
    • 0.43% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
  • 0.87% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.87% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.43% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.43% fail on Attachment
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  • Fiat Doblo (2001 - 2009)
    Utilitarian looking. Bigger than Berlingo. Available with seven seats. Best with 1.3 Multijet diesel. Handles decently.