Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2006
57.6% pass rate
from 13,018 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 24% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (11% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.1% fail on Headlamps (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 8.1% fail on Headlamp (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0077% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (80% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.0077% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.0077% fail on Dipswitch
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamp aim (41% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (20% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (25% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Front lamps (10% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Rear lamps (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.4% fail on Stop lamp (49% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (51% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.84% fail on Individual lamps (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.26% fail on Side repeaters (52% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.16% fail on All direction indicators (42% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Tell tales
    • 0.47% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Rear fog lamp (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Fog lamp (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Tell tale
      • 0.0077% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.12% fail on Battery (76% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Horn (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.031% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.0077% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0077% fail on Tell tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension
    • 6.9% fail on Suspension arms (87% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Attachment (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 3.0% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 3.0% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.023% fail on Couplings
      • 0.12% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.12% fail on Drive shafts (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0077% fail on Universal joint
    • 2.8% fail on Coil springs (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.8% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Location (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Anti-roll bars (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage condition (170% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings (56% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Rear (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Front (52% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Shock absorbers
      • 1.3% fail on Condition
      • 0.0077% fail on Fitment
    • 0.94% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.45% fail on Trailing arms (83% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.41% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (82% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Attachment
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.069% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.069% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Tie bars/rods (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (63% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.054% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Component mounting (87% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Subframe mounting
    • 0.046% fail on Sub-frames (74% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Condition
      • 0.0077% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.031% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.031% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.031% fail on Macpherson strut (85% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Condition (85% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0077% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
  • 11% fail on Tyres (28% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.4% fail on Tread depth (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.5% fail on Condition (44% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type (43% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.077% fail on Valve stem
  • 7.9% fail on Brakes (31% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (26% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Brake pads (39% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.76% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.15% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
    • 3.5% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Parking brake performance (32% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (42% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Front wheels (39% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Brake imbalance (49% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Service brake performance (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.031% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.29% fail on Parking brake (61% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Condition (68% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.25% fail on Hydraulic systems (92% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Components (94% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.092% fail on Hoses (83% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.038% fail on Pipes (98% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.031% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.069% fail on Leaks (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on ABS (64% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
        • 0.14% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.031% fail on Condition
    • 0.092% fail on Restricted movement (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Mechanical components (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Cable (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.031% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.023% fail on Pressure/vacuum build up (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Components
        • 0.0077% fail on Servos
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability system (93% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0077% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 5.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.1% fail on Washers
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (37% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.41% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.18% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.092% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.1% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 2.1% fail on Exhaust system (18% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Emissions
    • 0.47% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.37% fail on Cap (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on System (53% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.023% fail on Pipe
    • 0.33% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.5% fail on Steering (51% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.64% fail on Steering rack (59% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Track rod end (76% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.084% fail on Ball joint (63% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Free play
        • 0.046% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0077% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.31% fail on Power steering
      • 0.17% fail on Operation
      • 0.084% fail on Other components
      • 0.046% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.023% fail on Rams
      • 0.0077% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0077% fail on Pump
    • 0.015% fail on Steering operation
    • 0.0077% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.75% fail on Seats (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Drivers (4 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Doors (66% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.077% fail on Passengers other (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.046% fail on Passengers front
      • 0.015% fail on Drivers
    • 0.11% fail on Body condition (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.023% fail on Body security
    • 0.0077% fail on Load security
      • 0.0077% fail on Tailgate
  • 0.84% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.84% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.69% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (62% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts (34% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Condition
      • 0.046% fail on Attachment
      • 0.038% fail on Requirements
    • 0.19% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (82% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0077% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.32% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.18% fail on Attachment (42% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
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