Ford B-Max MOT Results

Registered in 2014
86.1% pass rate
from 11,952 tests in 2017
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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford B-Max is unusually good or bad.

  • 6.7% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (31% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 3.6% fail on Stop lamp (4 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Headlamp aim (25% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Direction indicators (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Flashing type (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.76% fail on Side repeaters (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0084% fail on Individual lamps
    • 0.40% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Headlamps (59% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Headlamp (56% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0084% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.16% fail on Position lamps (68% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.050% fail on Front lamps (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.15% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.092% fail on Rear fog lamp (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.092% fail on Fog lamp (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Horn
    • 0.0084% fail on Battery
    • 0.0084% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0084% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0084% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0084% fail on Switch
  • 5.0% fail on Tyres
    • 2.2% fail on Condition
    • 1.8% fail on Tread depth
    • 1.1% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.084% fail on Size/type
    • 0.017% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.2% fail on Brakes
    • 1.8% fail on Hub components (24% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Brake pads (27% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.025% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0084% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.24% fail on Brake performance (53% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.067% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.033% fail on Rear wheels (85% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Parking brake performance (87% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0084% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.059% fail on Components
        • 0.025% fail on Pipes
        • 0.017% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0084% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0084% fail on Hoses
      • 0.050% fail on Leaks (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Operation
    • 0.050% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.050% fail on Condition
    • 0.0084% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.0084% fail on Restricted movement
  • 1.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (61% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.60% fail on Washers (36% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Wipers (83% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors (140% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0084% fail on Bonnet
  • 0.48% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (81% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Seat belts (160% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Condition (180% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.042% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.44% fail on Suspension (50% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 0.31% fail on Condition
    • 0.050% fail on Suspension arms (65% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0084% fail on Attachment
    • 0.033% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.025% fail on Front
      • 0.0084% fail on Rear
    • 0.017% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.017% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.017% fail on Drive shafts (90% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Front drive shafts (90% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Constant velocity joints (90% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.0084% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.0084% fail on Condition
    • 0.0084% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0084% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.21% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.16% fail on Body condition (150% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Body security (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Doors
      • 0.025% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0084% fail on Seats
      • 0.0084% fail on Passengers
  • 0.11% fail on Steering
    • 0.10% fail on Steering system
      • 0.075% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0084% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0084% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.0084% fail on Other components
        • 0.0084% fail on Steering component
    • 0.0084% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.084% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Emissions
    • 0.025% fail on Exhaust system (81% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.017% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.075% fail on Registration plates and VIN (75% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Registration plate (75% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.033% fail on Road Wheels (73% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0084% fail on Condition
Read the Honest John Review

  • Ford B-MAX (2012 - 2017)
    Sliding side doors and no central pillar mean unimpeded access. Five star Euro NCAP rating. Engines include 1.0 litre three-cylinder EcoBoost petrol. Decent drive.

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