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FIAT Doblo MOT Results

Registered in 2005
50.1% pass rate
from 2,485 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 2005 vans and highlighted areas where the FIAT Doblo is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.8% fail on Headlamps (89% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp (99% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.080% fail on Dipswitch
    • 5.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 4.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.60% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 4.6% fail on Stop lamp (29% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.4% fail on Direction indicators (28% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.8% fail on Individual direction indicators (57% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.36% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (72% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.040% fail on Arm
    • 4.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 3.7% fail on Position lamps
      • 3.5% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.20% fail on All position lamps
    • 1.3% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (54% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (54% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Switch
    • 0.60% fail on Electrical equipment (75% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Horn (86% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.16% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.16% fail on Battery(ies) (72% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.080% fail on Hazard warning (85% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Switch (85% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Rear reflectors (80% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.080% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.080% fail on Main beam tell-tale
    • 0.040% fail on Outline marker lamps
      • 0.040% fail on Outline marker lamp
  • 14% fail on Brakes (23% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 8.6% fail on Brake performance (19% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.9% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (91% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (90% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 3.1% fail on Service brake performance (130% worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 2.5% fail on Service brake imbalance (58% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.080% fail on Service brake imbalance (7 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 4.4% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.3% fail on Rbt
          • 3.2% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.2% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.12% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (6 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.8% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (70% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp) (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.72% fail on Parking brake performance (71% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.68% fail on Rbt (72% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.52% fail on Parking brake performance (76% better than other 2005 vans)
          • 0.12% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.040% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.040% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.16% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.6% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.1% fail on Brake discs and drums (60% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.1% fail on Brake discs (68% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 1.7% fail on Brake pads
        • 0.040% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (79% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Cable (82% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Lever
    • 1.5% fail on Rigid brake pipes (70% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.3% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (86% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.89% fail on Hand lever (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Pedal
    • 1.1% fail on Parking brake control (66% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.1% fail on Lever (67% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.56% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (69% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.56% fail on Anti-lock braking system (69% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Load sensing valves
    • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.16% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.040% fail on Servos
      • 0.040% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.040% fail on Valves
    • 0.28% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.28% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.16% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.040% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.040% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.040% fail on Other braking system component
  • 13% fail on Suspension (41% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.1% fail on Suspension arms
      • 3.5% fail on Ball joint
      • 2.2% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.52% fail on Ball joint dust cover (58% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.20% fail on Suspension arm
    • 2.0% fail on Anti-roll bars (69% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.85% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.48% fail on Linkage ball joints (77% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.20% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (84% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint dust cover (80% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint (86% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (66% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.2% fail on Springs (69% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.76% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.36% fail on Shackle pins and bushes
        • 0.16% fail on Anchor pins and bushes
        • 0.12% fail on Leaf spring (76% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.040% fail on Anchor bracket
        • 0.040% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.24% fail on Coil springs (90% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.24% fail on Coil spring (90% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (38% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.40% fail on Other suspension component (53% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.24% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.080% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.040% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.040% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.24% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.080% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.080% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.080% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Sub-frames (79% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Sub-frame
    • 0.080% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.040% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.040% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.040% fail on Suspension unit
  • 11% fail on Body, chassis, structure (17% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 6.6% fail on Exhaust system (90% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.4% fail on Transmission (70% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (66% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.2% fail on Joints (65% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Prop shafts (91% better than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Joints
      • 0.040% fail on Belts
    • 1.1% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.32% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.32% fail on System
      • 0.28% fail on Pipe
      • 0.16% fail on Tank
    • 1.0% fail on Doors
      • 0.76% fail on Other passenger's door (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.72% fail on Door condition (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Catch
      • 0.24% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.20% fail on Door condition
        • 0.040% fail on Hinge
      • 0.080% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.080% fail on Door condition
    • 0.56% fail on Engine mounting (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.44% fail on Engine mounting condition (140% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Bracket
    • 0.32% fail on Spare wheel (170% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Carrier (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.28% fail on Integral vehicle structure (85% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.28% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (85% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.16% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.16% fail on Seats
      • 0.12% fail on Passenger's seat
      • 0.040% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.12% fail on Body (86% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Other body component (83% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Panel
    • 0.12% fail on Undertray
    • 0.080% fail on Towbar
      • 0.040% fail on Towbar condition
      • 0.040% fail on Vehicle structure
    • 0.040% fail on Load security
      • 0.040% fail on Loading door
    • 0.040% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.040% fail on Boot lid condition
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 5.7% fail on Wipers
    • 4.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.48% fail on View to rear
      • 0.48% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.44% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.44% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.24% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
  • 10% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (94% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 10% fail on Exhaust emissions (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
      • 8.4% fail on Compression ignition (120% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 4.7% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (95% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 2.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.1% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.32% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.28% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (3 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.080% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.040% fail on Exhaust gas recirculation valve
          • 0.040% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 2.0% fail on Spark ignition (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 1.3% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (150% worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.40% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested (2 times worse than other 2005 vans)
        • 0.040% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.44% fail on Fluid leaks (54% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.32% fail on Engine oil leaks (59% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.040% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.080% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.080% fail on Undertray (5 times worse than other 2005 vans)
  • 10.0% fail on Tyres (46% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 5.6% fail on Tread depth (33% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 4.7% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.48% fail on Size/type
  • 3.6% fail on Steering (43% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 3.2% fail on Steering linkage components (31% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 3.1% fail on Track rod end (26% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.28% fail on Power steering
      • 0.12% fail on Operation
      • 0.080% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.080% fail on Other components
      • 0.040% fail on Rams
    • 0.12% fail on Steering gear (88% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.080% fail on Steering rack (91% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.040% fail on Operation
    • 0.080% fail on Steering play
      • 0.080% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.8% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (62% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 1.0% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (47% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.85% fail on Seat belts (71% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2005 vans)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.12% fail on Requirements
    • 0.040% fail on Airbags
      • 0.040% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.36% fail on Identification of the vehicle (59% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.32% fail on Registration plates (64% better than other 2005 vans)
    • 0.040% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.28% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.16% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Condition
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.