FIAT Doblo MOT Results

Registered in 2002
48.9% pass rate
from 791 tests in 2020
Pass rate by mileage
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 2002 vans and highlighted areas where the FIAT Doblo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.2% fail on Headlamps (89% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.2% fail on Headlamp (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Direction indicators (64% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 6.1% fail on Flashing type (64% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (100% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on All direction indicators (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.38% fail on Side repeaters
    • 5.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.3% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
    • 2.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.6% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.76% fail on Electrical equipment (76% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (89% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.13% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.13% fail on Switch
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 21% fail on Suspension
    • 9.9% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (34% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 7.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 4.8% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 1.0% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.63% fail on Suspension arm (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.7% fail on Springs
      • 2.3% fail on Coil springs
        • 2.3% fail on Coil spring
      • 1.0% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.51% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.38% fail on Shackle bracket (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
    • 2.4% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.4% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.38% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.0% fail on Macpherson strut (190% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.13% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.63% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.13% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 17% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.6% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (40% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 7.5% fail on Rbt (sp) (39% worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 5.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.8% fail on Rbt
          • 5.1% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (56% better than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (55% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 1.3% fail on Rbt
          • 0.88% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.25% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles) (5 times worse than other 2002 vans)
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.13% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.9% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.5% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.5% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.1% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.13% fail on Brake drums
      • 0.25% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 1.9% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.1% fail on Lever
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes (81% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.51% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.38% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.25% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
    • 0.25% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.25% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.13% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.13% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.13% fail on Other braking system component
  • 16% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.6% fail on Exhaust system (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Transmission
      • 3.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Joints
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
    • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.8% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 1.5% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.63% fail on System (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.38% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.25% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on Tank
      • 0.13% fail on Hose
    • 1.5% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Other passenger's door (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.0% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Catch
      • 0.25% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.25% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 1.3% fail on Chassis (58% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Chassis condition (58% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.63% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Engine mounting condition (4 times worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 0.51% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.38% fail on Carrier
      • 0.13% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.25% fail on Towbar
      • 0.25% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Body
      • 0.13% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.8% fail on Washers (53% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 0.51% fail on View to rear
      • 0.51% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.25% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (87% worse than other 2002 vans)
    • 9.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
      • 8.3% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 4.9% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (110% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.25% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
      • 1.5% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.76% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.38% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.25% fail on Non catalyst emissions (6 times worse than other 2002 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.88% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.63% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
      • 0.13% fail on Other leaks
  • 8.5% fail on Tyres
    • 4.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 3.0% fail on Condition
    • 1.1% fail on Size/type (2 times worse than other 2002 vans)
  • 4.4% fail on Steering (36% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 3.0% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
    • 1.1% fail on Power steering
      • 0.51% fail on Other components
      • 0.38% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.25% fail on Operation
    • 0.13% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.13% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.13% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.13% fail on Universal joint
  • 2.3% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (52% better than other 2002 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Seat belts (64% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Prescribed areas (75% better than other 2002 vans)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
    • 0.88% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.13% fail on Airbags
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 1.0% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.25% 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.