Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2006
53.3% pass rate
from 12,687 tests in 2020
(4.6% worse than other 2006 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 2006 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (12% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 11% fail on Headlamps (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 11% fail on Headlamp (140% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.3% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.84% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.0% fail on Stop lamp (38% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Position lamps (13% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Position lamp (13% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (14% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Direction indicators (40% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Flashing type (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.28% fail on Side repeaters (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.063% fail on All direction indicators (61% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Switch
    • 0.15% fail on Electrical equipment (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Battery(ies) (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Horn (88% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.0079% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.087% fail on Mandatory tell-tales (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale (200% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0079% fail on Switch
    • 0.0079% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.0079% fail on Reversing lamps
  • 17% fail on Suspension (6.9% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 8.6% fail on Suspension arms (58% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 6.5% fail on Pins and bushes (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.8% fail on Ball joint (16% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Ball joint dust cover (28% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (17% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Linkage (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Linkage ball joints (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.77% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (99% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint (48% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.087% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (150% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Pins and bushes (67% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Springs
      • 4.2% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.2% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.0079% fail on Mounting
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings (60% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.29% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.11% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.039% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.13% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.087% fail on Sub-frames (75% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Sub-frame
      • 0.0079% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0079% fail on Sub-frame mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.039% fail on Macpherson strut (79% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.016% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (79% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.024% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0079% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.0079% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.024% fail on Axles (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0079% fail on Suspension unit
  • 11% fail on Tyres (42% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 6.2% fail on Tread depth (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 5.2% fail on Condition (65% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Size/type
  • 8.9% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.9% fail on Mechanical brake components (33% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (57% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.039% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.12% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages (49% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Cable
        • 0.016% fail on Lever
        • 0.0079% fail on Pivot
    • 3.9% fail on Brake performance (37% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (34% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 2.3% fail on Rbt (sp) (31% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.016% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (91% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.5% fail on Service brake performance (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Service brake imbalance (44% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.92% fail on Parking brake performance (40% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.90% fail on Rbt (39% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.79% fail on Parking brake performance (39% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.0079% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.024% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.016% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.0079% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.27% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (62% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.27% fail on Rbt (sp) (61% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.21% fail on Service brake imbalance (62% better than other 2006 cars)
          • 0.063% fail on Service brake performance (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Brake performance not tested (60% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (56% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Anti-lock braking system (47% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Electronic stability control (95% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.22% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.032% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.23% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (46% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Pedal
      • 0.055% fail on Hand lever (78% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control (59% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Lever (69% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.095% fail on Flexible brake hoses (58% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.079% fail on Hydraulic systems (60% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.055% fail on Brake fluid (62% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Valves
      • 0.0079% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.079% fail on Rigid brake pipes (97% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.016% fail on Servos
  • 8.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (16% worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Transmission (31% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Drive shafts (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 4.1% fail on Joints (34% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.0079% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.13% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.13% fail on Joints
    • 2.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.1% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Driver's seat (6 times worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Passenger's seat (3 times worse than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.59% fail on Fuel system (36% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device (120% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on System
      • 0.039% fail on Tank
      • 0.016% fail on Hose
      • 0.016% fail on Pipe
    • 0.19% fail on Doors (52% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Other passenger's door (57% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.095% fail on Door condition (56% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Catch
      • 0.055% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.047% fail on Door condition
        • 0.0079% fail on Catch
      • 0.039% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.032% fail on Door condition (69% better than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.0079% fail on Catch
    • 0.17% fail on Body
      • 0.087% fail on Panel
      • 0.071% fail on Other body component
      • 0.0079% fail on Body condition
    • 0.16% fail on Engine mounting (130% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Engine mounting condition (110% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Bracket
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray
    • 0.063% fail on Bumpers (66% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.047% fail on Integral vehicle structure (81% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.016% fail on Chassis (91% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.016% fail on Chassis condition (91% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 6.6% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 6.3% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 4.6% fail on Spark ignition
        • 3.1% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (35% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.063% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 1.8% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.2% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (30% worse than other 2006 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.20% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.039% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.032% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.0079% fail on Pre 01/01/1980 visual
        • 0.0079% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.28% fail on Fluid leaks (36% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Engine oil leaks (51% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.039% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.024% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.071% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.071% fail on Undertray (190% worse than other 2006 cars)
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (15% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 2.1% fail on Wipers (35% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on View to rear
      • 0.22% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.13% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.12% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0079% fail on Window
    • 0.087% fail on Driver's view (55% better than other 2006 cars)
  • 2.0% fail on Steering (41% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.84% fail on Steering linkage components (67% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.69% fail on Track rod end (70% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.024% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.016% fail on Other components
        • 0.016% fail on Steering linkage
    • 0.81% fail on Steering gear (89% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.80% fail on Steering rack (96% worse than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.0079% fail on Steering box
    • 0.33% fail on Power steering
      • 0.13% fail on Other components
      • 0.11% fail on Operation
      • 0.055% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.032% fail on Pump
      • 0.0079% fail on Rams
    • 0.024% fail on Steering play (84% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Steering rack (84% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Steering wheel
  • 0.88% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.65% fail on Seat belts (33% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
      • 0.063% fail on Prescribed areas (86% better than other 2006 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Attachment
    • 0.24% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (80% better than other 2006 cars)
    • 0.0079% fail on Airbags
      • 0.0079% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.69% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.45% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.13% fail on Condition
  • 0.0079% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0079% fail on Speed limiter
      • 0.0079% fail on Speed limiter plate
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