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FIAT Doblo MOT Results

Registered in 2003
45.0% pass rate
from 1,585 tests in 2020
(8.7% worse than other 2003 vans)
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 2003 vans and highlighted areas where the FIAT Doblo is unusually good or bad.

  • 27% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 9.6% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.3% fail on Headlamp (150% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.063% fail on Matched pair
    • 6.5% fail on Headlamp aim (32% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 5.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.88% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (190% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.2% fail on Stop lamp
    • 4.6% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.6% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.9% fail on Individual direction indicators (61% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.32% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.32% fail on Side repeaters (70% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 3.6% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.4% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.3% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.13% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (58% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp (58% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Switch
    • 0.57% fail on Electrical equipment (80% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.25% fail on Horn (87% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.13% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.063% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.063% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 22% fail on Suspension
    • 7.5% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.82% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.25% fail on Suspension arm
    • 4.4% fail on Springs
      • 2.1% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.8% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.25% fail on Mounting (7 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas (110% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.82% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.38% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.25% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.063% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.063% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.063% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
    • 3.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (48% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.95% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.88% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.38% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.25% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage
      • 0.063% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 2.3% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 2.0% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.3% fail on Macpherson strut (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.0% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Macpherson strut (4 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.57% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.32% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.063% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.44% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.25% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.19% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
  • 19% fail on Brakes
    • 13% fail on Brake performance
      • 7.2% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (46% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 7.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (45% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (48% worse than other 2003 vans)
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
          • 0.13% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 6.1% fail on Service brake performance
        • 5.9% fail on Rbt
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.13% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Rbt (sp) (65% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 0.95% fail on Parking brake performance (57% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.88% fail on Rbt (59% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.82% fail on Parking brake performance (56% better than other 2003 vans)
          • 0.063% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.063% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.063% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.57% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 4.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes (29% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 3.5% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.7% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.6% fail on Brake discs
        • 0.063% fail on Brake drums
      • 1.6% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.57% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.44% fail on Cable
        • 0.13% fail on Lever
    • 1.6% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 1.1% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.76% fail on Pedal
      • 0.44% fail on Hand lever
    • 1.0% fail on Parking brake control
      • 1.0% fail on Lever
    • 0.38% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.25% fail on Other braking system component
        • 0.063% fail on Park brake mechanism/associated mountings
        • 0.063% fail on Actuating linkage mounting
    • 0.32% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.13% fail on Valves
      • 0.063% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.13% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.13% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.063% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.063% fail on Leaks
    • 0.063% fail on Low pressure warning
      • 0.063% fail on Full power hydraulic systems
    • 0.063% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.063% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.8% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.4% fail on Transmission (54% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.4% fail on Drive shafts (45% better than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.4% fail on Joints (44% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure (51% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (51% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.063% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 1.1% fail on Chassis (59% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Chassis condition (59% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.50% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.19% fail on Tank
      • 0.19% fail on Pipe
      • 0.13% fail on System
    • 0.82% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.69% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Bracket
    • 0.76% fail on Doors
      • 0.63% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.63% fail on Door condition
      • 0.13% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.13% fail on Door condition
    • 0.38% fail on Cabs
      • 0.38% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.25% fail on Seats
      • 0.25% fail on Passenger's seat
    • 0.19% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.19% fail on Carrier
    • 0.19% fail on Towbar
      • 0.13% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.063% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.19% fail on Load security
      • 0.13% fail on Loading door
      • 0.063% fail on Tailgate
        • 0.063% fail on Tailgate condition
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.13% fail on Body (87% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Body condition
      • 0.063% fail on Panel
    • 0.13% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 11% fail on Tyres (58% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth (50% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.82% fail on Size/type (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
  • 11% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.5% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.38% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.38% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.19% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.19% fail on Bonnet
  • 11% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (88% worse than other 2003 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 9.0% fail on Compression ignition (130% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 5.4% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (120% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 2.0% fail on Emissions not tested (140% worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.57% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.13% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.063% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.063% fail on NOx sensor
        • 0.063% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition
        • 0.63% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.44% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2003 vans)
        • 0.13% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 1.0% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.76% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.25% fail on Other leaks
  • 3.0% fail on Steering (57% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.2% fail on Steering linkage components (56% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 2.1% fail on Track rod end (53% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.50% fail on Power steering
      • 0.19% fail on Operation
      • 0.19% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
    • 0.25% fail on Steering gear (79% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.19% fail on Operation (3 times worse than other 2003 vans)
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.063% fail on Steering play
      • 0.063% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (47% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 2.3% fail on Seat belts (33% better than other 2003 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas (56% better than other 2003 vans)
    • 0.44% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (75% better than other 2003 vans)
  • 0.95% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.95% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.19% fail on Attachment
    • 0.063% fail on Condition
  • 0.063% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.063% fail on Belt(s)/padding
Read the Honest John Review

  • Fiat Doblo (2001 - 2009)
    Utilitarian looking. Bigger than Berlingo. Available with seven seats. Best with 1.3 Multijet diesel. Handles decently.