Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2003
48.5% pass rate
from 1,375 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 2003 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 31% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (15% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 13% fail on Headlamp aim (68% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (110% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 9.6% fail on Registration plate lamp (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 5.7% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.51% fail on Rear lamps (73% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp (72% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators (50% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type (50% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.80% fail on Individual lamps (54% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.58% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.58% fail on Battery
    • 0.51% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp (91% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp (90% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Horn
    • 0.073% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.073% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.073% fail on Switch
  • 24% fail on Suspension (18% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 8.9% fail on Suspension arms (94% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 8.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (99% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Attachment
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 8.0% fail on Coil springs (82% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 7.9% fail on Condition (84% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Location
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 3.3% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.73% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.29% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.073% fail on Condition
      • 0.073% fail on Presence
    • 4.3% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.87% fail on Front
      • 0.80% fail on Rear
    • 1.7% fail on Drive shafts (57% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Front drive shafts (56% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Constant velocity joints (56% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.36% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Component mounting (82% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.073% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.29% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.29% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.22% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.15% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.15% fail on Condition
    • 0.073% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.073% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.073% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.073% fail on Condition
  • 14% fail on Brakes
    • 8.7% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.9% fail on Parking brake performance (36% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.8% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.51% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance
    • 4.7% fail on Hub components (46% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake pads (70% worse than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.073% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.5% fail on Hydraulic systems (77% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Components (84% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.65% fail on Pipes (85% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Hoses (89% better than other 2003 cars)
        • 0.15% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.58% fail on Leaks
    • 1.1% fail on ABS
    • 0.58% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.51% fail on Condition
      • 0.073% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.22% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.073% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.073% fail on Pedal
        • 0.073% fail on Anti-slip
  • 13% fail on Tyres (41% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 7.9% fail on Tread depth (45% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (50% worse than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Size/type
    • 0.073% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 4.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.5% fail on Wipers (52% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.29% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.15% fail on Bonnet
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 3.2% fail on Emissions
    • 0.65% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.22% fail on Cap
      • 0.073% fail on System
  • 2.8% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Steering system (53% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.95% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.073% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.65% fail on Power steering
      • 0.36% fail on Operation
      • 0.22% fail on Other components
      • 0.15% fail on Electronic power steering
    • 0.073% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.8% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (45% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 1.2% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    • 0.58% fail on Seat belts (69% better than other 2003 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Condition
      • 0.22% fail on Prescribed areas (82% better than other 2003 cars)
  • 1.8% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.8% fail on Registration plate
  • 1.2% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (47% better than other 2003 cars)
    • 0.51% fail on Body condition
    • 0.29% fail on Doors
      • 0.15% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.073% fail on Drivers
      • 0.073% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.22% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.22% fail on Seats
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers
  • 0.65% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.58% fail on Attachment
    • 0.073% fail on Condition
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