Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2007
55.7% pass rate
from 15,857 tests in 2020
(4.5% worse than other 2007 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 2007 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 18% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 7.7% fail on Headlamps (97% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Headlamp (100% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Headlamp levelling device (57% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.63% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (93% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Position lamps
      • 2.8% fail on Position lamp
      • 0.044% fail on All position lamps
      • 0.0063% fail on Switch
    • 2.6% fail on Stop lamp (41% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (48% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (48% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual direction indicators (39% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (82% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.45% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.42% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp (30% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Rear fog lamp (29% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Switch
    • 0.17% fail on Electrical equipment (74% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.069% fail on Horn (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Battery(ies) (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electrical wiring
      • 0.019% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.044% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.038% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
      • 0.0063% fail on Main beam tell-tale
  • 17% fail on Suspension (11% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 9.1% fail on Suspension arms (92% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.7% fail on Pins and bushes (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Ball joint (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.076% fail on Suspension arm (56% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 4.5% fail on Springs
      • 4.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 4.5% fail on Coil spring
      • 0.0063% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 3.1% fail on Anti-roll bars (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.95% fail on Linkage (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.65% fail on Linkage ball joints (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (82% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Ball joint (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Ball joint dust cover (67% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.057% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Pins and bushes (68% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 1.8% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 0.99% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.25% fail on Other suspension component
      • 0.12% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.095% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Other suspension component
    • 0.10% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (78% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Sub-frames (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Sub-frame (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Pins and bushes (86% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 0.044% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.019% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.019% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0063% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.025% fail on Macpherson strut (87% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (83% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0063% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.019% fail on Axles (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Swivel pins and bushes (86% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0063% fail on Air/gas/fluid suspension
      • 0.0063% fail on Suspension unit
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (22% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Size/type (54% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (31% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.9% fail on Brake linings and pads (51% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.9% fail on Brake pads (52% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 1.3% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 1.3% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.082% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.044% fail on Cable (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Lever
        • 0.0063% fail on Linkage
        • 0.0063% fail on Pivot
    • 3.4% fail on Brake performance (35% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (37% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.7% fail on Rbt (sp) (33% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
        • 0.0063% fail on Plate brake tester (sp)
      • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance (33% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 1.6% fail on Rbt (33% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 1.3% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.35% fail on Service brake imbalance (31% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
          • 0.0063% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.89% fail on Parking brake performance (23% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.85% fail on Rbt (24% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.75% fail on Parking brake performance (25% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.082% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.044% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
          • 0.019% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.25% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (58% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rbt (sp) (57% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.20% fail on Service brake imbalance (60% better than other 2007 cars)
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.11% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.28% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.26% fail on Anti-lock braking system (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Electronic stability control (93% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Electronic braking system
    • 0.25% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
      • 0.10% fail on Hand lever (55% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control (54% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Lever (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.16% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.0063% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.082% fail on Flexible brake hoses (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Hydraulic systems (65% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Brake fluid (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.0063% fail on Valves
    • 0.038% fail on Rigid brake pipes (98% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.0063% fail on Air and vacuum systems
      • 0.0063% fail on Leaks
  • 7.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure (11% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Transmission (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.8% fail on Drive shafts (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 3.8% fail on Joints (43% worse than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.032% fail on Drive shaft
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
      • 0.16% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.16% fail on Joints
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.48% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Passenger's seat (4 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Driver's seat (88% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.30% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.21% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.044% fail on Tank
      • 0.019% fail on System
      • 0.013% fail on Pipe
      • 0.0063% fail on Hose
    • 0.13% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.11% fail on Doors (70% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.050% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.050% fail on Door condition
      • 0.044% fail on Other passenger's door (76% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.044% fail on Door condition (75% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Driver's door (79% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.019% fail on Door condition (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.050% fail on Bracket (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Engine mounting condition
    • 0.095% fail on Undertray
    • 0.076% fail on Body (53% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Other body component
      • 0.013% fail on Panel
      • 0.0063% fail on Mounting fixings
    • 0.019% fail on Integral vehicle structure (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition (85% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Chassis (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Chassis condition (80% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.013% fail on Boot lid condition
      • 0.0063% fail on Other boot lid component
    • 0.0063% fail on Passenger compartment
  • 5.8% fail on Visibility (8.0% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Washers (15% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Wipers (36% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.19% fail on View to rear
      • 0.19% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.14% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.13% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.0063% fail on Window
    • 0.11% fail on Driver's view
  • 5.0% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (9.2% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.7% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 3.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.3% fail on Catalyst emissions (24% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.038% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 0.0063% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.0063% fail on Other emission control equipment
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.99% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
        • 0.32% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.14% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.063% fail on On or after 01/07/2008
        • 0.019% fail on Emission control equipment
          • 0.019% fail on Other emission control equipment
        • 0.019% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
        • 0.0063% fail on On or after 01/01/2014
    • 0.26% fail on Fluid leaks (38% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks (47% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Transmission oil leaks
      • 0.038% fail on Other leaks
      • 0.013% fail on Hydraulic fluid leaks
    • 0.050% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.032% fail on Undertray
      • 0.019% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 2.3% fail on Steering (19% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Steering gear (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Steering box
    • 0.67% fail on Steering linkage components (69% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Track rod end (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.063% fail on Ball joint (55% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Locking devices
      • 0.013% fail on Drag link end
    • 0.24% fail on Power steering
      • 0.10% fail on Operation
      • 0.063% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.057% fail on Other components
      • 0.032% fail on Pump (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Rams
    • 0.032% fail on Steering play (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.032% fail on Steering rack (70% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 0.69% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (56% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.48% fail on Seat belts (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition
      • 0.025% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas (95% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment
    • 0.20% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.025% fail on Airbags
      • 0.025% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.61% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.61% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.56% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.40% fail on Attachment
    • 0.16% fail on Condition
  • 0.0063% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.0063% fail on Speedometer
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