Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2004
50.4% pass rate
from 17,247 tests in 2017
(4.7% worse than other 2004 cars)
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 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 29% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (13% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamp aim (57% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 10% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 10% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.023% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.012% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.035% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.017% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.017% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0058% fail on Headlamp levelling device
      • 0.0058% fail on Matched pair
    • 7.7% fail on Registration plate lamp (17% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.6% fail on Position lamps (17% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.32% fail on Rear lamps (80% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.82% fail on Individual lamps (56% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.30% fail on Side repeaters (71% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.099% fail on All direction indicators (67% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.052% fail on Tell tales (180% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Semaphore
        • 0.0058% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.53% fail on Rear reflectors (8 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Battery (51% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (61% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.26% fail on Rear fog lamp (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp (81% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.017% fail on Switch
    • 0.19% fail on Horn (70% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.035% fail on Hazard warning (83% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0058% fail on Lamp
    • 0.023% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 23% fail on Suspension (14% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 8.2% fail on Suspension arms (86% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 7.7% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (85% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Condition
    • 6.6% fail on Coil springs (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Condition (38% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Location
    • 5.6% fail on Shock absorbers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Condition (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Anti-roll bars (37% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (43% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Linkage condition (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Attachment (73% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Condition (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Presence
    • 2.2% fail on Wheel bearings (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Rear (37% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.89% fail on Front (26% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Drive shafts (48% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front drive shafts (49% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 1.9% fail on Constant velocity joints (50% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.058% fail on Drive shafts (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.064% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.064% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.2% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.30% fail on Prescribed areas (79% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Component mounting (76% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Subframe mounting (92% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.19% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.17% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
      • 0.0058% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Tie bars/rods (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.093% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
      • 0.012% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0058% fail on Condition
      • 0.0058% fail on Attachment
    • 0.046% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.041% fail on Condition
      • 0.0058% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Sub-frames (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0058% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.029% fail on Macpherson strut (90% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Condition (90% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.023% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.017% fail on Suspension unit
      • 0.0058% fail on Operation
    • 0.023% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.023% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.012% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 13% fail on Brakes (16% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.0% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 3.3% fail on Rear wheels
      • 1.7% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.40% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.035% fail on Brake operation
    • 5.1% fail on Hub components (49% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 4.3% fail on Brake pads (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.86% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.31% fail on Brake calipers (66% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0058% fail on Brake back plates
    • 0.84% fail on Hydraulic systems (84% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.61% fail on Components (87% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Pipes (93% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Hoses (81% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on Reservoirs (76% worse than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.017% fail on Cylinders
      • 0.17% fail on Leaks (44% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.035% fail on Operation
    • 0.65% fail on ABS (34% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Parking brake (52% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Condition (61% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Electronic parking brake (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.0058% fail on Fitment
    • 0.37% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.14% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
        • 0.12% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.023% fail on Condition
    • 0.093% fail on Mechanical components (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Cable (66% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Lever
      • 0.0058% fail on Linkage
      • 0.0058% fail on Relay lever
    • 0.012% fail on Electronic stability system (95% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0058% fail on Operation
    • 0.0058% fail on Locking devices
  • 12% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 7.3% fail on Tread depth (35% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (52% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Size/type (36% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.0% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 3.5% fail on Emissions (30% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Exhaust system (23% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.82% fail on Emissions not tested (33% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Fuel system (35% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on System
      • 0.093% fail on Cap (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Pipe
      • 0.017% fail on Tank (86% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Hose
  • 6.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Washers
    • 2.6% fail on Wipers (46% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.57% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.27% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.20% fail on Mirrors (39% better than other 2004 cars)
  • 2.7% fail on Steering (44% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (46% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Steering rack (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Track rod end (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Ball joint (57% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Steering arm (68% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.035% fail on Free play (76% better than other 2004 cars)
        • 0.035% fail on Steering rack (75% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.017% fail on Drag link end (76% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Power steering
      • 0.11% fail on Other components
      • 0.099% fail on Operation
      • 0.041% fail on Pipes and hoses (60% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.029% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.023% fail on Rams
      • 0.017% fail on Pump
      • 0.0058% fail on Drive system
    • 0.064% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.017% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0058% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0058% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.0058% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 2.0% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (33% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (29% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 1.00% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (33% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Drivers airbag
      • 0.0058% fail on Passengers airbag
    • 0.89% fail on Seat belts (39% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Condition
      • 0.20% fail on Prescribed areas (77% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
      • 0.029% fail on Requirements
  • 1.5% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.71% fail on Doors (50% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Passengers other (54% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Passengers front (98% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Drivers
    • 0.45% fail on Seats (110% worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.058% fail on Drivers
    • 0.30% fail on Body condition (55% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.046% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.035% fail on Load security
      • 0.017% fail on Tailgate
      • 0.012% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0058% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.023% fail on Vehicle structure (91% better than other 2004 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.0058% fail on Body security
  • 1.0% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.61% fail on Road Wheels (34% worse than other 2004 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Condition (75% worse than other 2004 cars)
  • 0.012% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0058% fail on Towbar
    • 0.0058% fail on Detachable tow ball
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