FIAT Doblo MOT Results

Registered in 2004
46.6% pass rate
from 2,371 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 2004 vans and highlighted areas where the FIAT Doblo is unusually good or bad.

  • 25% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 8.3% fail on Headlamps (88% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.042% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.7% fail on Direction indicators (67% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.7% fail on Flashing type (66% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.1% fail on Individual direction indicators (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.25% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.042% fail on Arm
    • 5.0% fail on Stop lamp (24% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.67% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.8% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (25% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.13% fail on Switch (4 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (48% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (48% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.5% fail on Rear fog lamp (49% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.67% fail on Electrical equipment (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.42% fail on Horn (78% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Battery(ies) (63% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.042% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.042% fail on Switch
    • 0.042% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.042% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.042% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 20% fail on Suspension (12% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 7.9% fail on Suspension arms
      • 5.5% fail on Ball joint (27% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 2.0% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.76% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.34% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 6.1% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (51% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.59% fail on Linkage ball joints (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.34% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint dust cover (73% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (86% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage
      • 0.084% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
    • 2.2% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Springs (54% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.34% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.21% fail on Leaf spring
        • 0.13% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.13% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.59% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.38% fail on Coil springs (83% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.34% fail on Coil spring (85% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Mounting
    • 0.72% fail on Macpherson strut (160% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.042% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.38% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.21% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.042% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.042% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.21% fail on Sub-frames (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas (76% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.042% fail on Ball joint
  • 16% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 11% fail on Brake performance
      • 6.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 6.9% fail on Rbt (sp) (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 4.0% fail on Service brake imbalance (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 3.6% fail on Service brake performance (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 5.6% fail on Service brake performance (29% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.6% fail on Rbt (31% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 4.7% fail on Service brake performance (37% worse than other 2004 vans)
          • 1.4% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.2% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (64% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 2.2% fail on Rbt (sp) (63% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.80% fail on Parking brake performance (67% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.80% fail on Rbt (66% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.67% fail on Parking brake performance (68% better than other 2004 vans)
          • 0.084% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.042% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.25% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 1.4% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.4% fail on Brake pads
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.55% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.30% fail on Lever (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.25% fail on Cable
    • 1.3% fail on Rigid brake pipes (76% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Parking brake control (89% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Lever (89% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.1% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.97% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.55% fail on Hand lever (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.51% fail on Pedal
    • 0.34% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (77% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.34% fail on Anti-lock braking system (76% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.084% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.042% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.042% fail on Valves
    • 0.17% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
      • 0.042% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
    • 0.13% fail on Flexible brake hoses (73% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.084% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.042% fail on Other components
      • 0.042% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.042% fail on Other braking system component
  • 15% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 8.7% fail on Exhaust system (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 1.6% fail on Transmission (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Drive shafts (61% better than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.6% fail on Joints (60% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.042% fail on Joints
    • 1.3% fail on Fuel system (73% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.59% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.25% fail on Tank
      • 0.21% fail on Pipe
      • 0.21% fail on System
      • 0.084% fail on Hose
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 0.84% fail on Other passenger's door (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.84% fail on Door condition (140% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.17% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.084% fail on Catch
        • 0.042% fail on Door condition
        • 0.042% fail on Hinge
      • 0.042% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.042% fail on Door condition
    • 0.97% fail on Chassis (59% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.97% fail on Chassis condition (59% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.89% fail on Engine mounting (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Engine mounting condition (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.21% fail on Bracket (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure (72% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.67% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (71% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Sub-frame
        • 0.042% fail on Sub-frame condition
    • 0.38% fail on Seats
      • 0.30% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.084% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.21% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.17% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.17% fail on Carrier
      • 0.042% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.17% fail on Boot lid (6 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.13% fail on Boot lid condition (7 times worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.084% fail on Towbar
      • 0.042% fail on Other towbar components
      • 0.042% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.084% fail on Body (92% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Other body component (84% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 12% fail on Visibility
    • 6.4% fail on Wipers
    • 5.2% fail on Washers
    • 0.63% fail on View to rear
      • 0.63% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.42% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.34% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.084% fail on Window (5 times worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.25% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.042% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Tyres (49% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Tread depth (52% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.6% fail on Condition (64% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 0.38% fail on Size/type
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (81% worse than other 2004 vans)
    • 9.5% fail on Exhaust emissions (100% worse than other 2004 vans)
      • 8.1% fail on Compression ignition (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 5.3% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (130% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (110% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 1.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo (3 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.084% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
        • 0.042% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.042% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.042% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
      • 1.4% fail on Spark ignition (64% worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.67% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.38% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.34% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2004 vans)
        • 0.042% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.042% fail on Other emission control equipment
    • 0.89% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.55% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.30% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.042% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 5.1% fail on Steering (27% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 4.5% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 4.3% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.17% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.34% fail on Steering gear (67% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.30% fail on Steering rack (69% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
    • 0.21% fail on Power steering (68% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.084% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.084% fail on Other components
      • 0.042% fail on Operation
    • 0.042% fail on Steering play
      • 0.042% fail on Steering rack
  • 2.6% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (48% better than other 2004 vans)
    • 2.1% fail on Seat belts (37% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 1.6% fail on Prescribed areas (37% better than other 2004 vans)
      • 0.46% fail on Condition
      • 0.084% fail on Requirements
      • 0.042% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.59% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (67% better than other 2004 vans)
  • 0.80% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.80% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.38% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Condition
    • 0.17% fail on Attachment
  • 0.042% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.042% fail on Anchorages
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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.