Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2007
59.1% pass rate
from 14,717 tests in 2017
(3.3% 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.

  • 20% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 6.4% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 5.9% fail on Headlamps (79% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 5.9% fail on Headlamp (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0068% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 5.7% fail on Headlamp aim (17% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Position lamps (23% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Front lamps
      • 0.21% fail on Rear lamps (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.3% fail on Stop lamp (48% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Direction indicators (52% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Flashing type (52% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.86% fail on Individual lamps (49% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Side repeaters (73% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on All direction indicators (51% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.034% fail on Tell tales (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.38% fail on Rear reflectors (6 times worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Rear fog lamp (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Fog lamp (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Tell tale (170% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.21% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (64% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.12% fail on Battery (64% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Horn (77% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.034% fail on Tell tale (5 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Lamp
      • 0.0068% fail on Switch
    • 0.020% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 16% fail on Suspension (6.8% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 7.2% fail on Suspension arms (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 6.9% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.054% fail on Condition
    • 4.1% fail on Coil springs (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Condition (21% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Location
    • 2.6% fail on Drive shafts
      • 2.5% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 2.5% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.034% fail on Couplings
        • 0.0068% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.068% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.068% fail on Drive shafts
    • 1.4% fail on Anti-roll bars (60% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.79% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (71% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Linkage condition (85% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
    • 1.1% fail on Shock absorbers (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Condition (24% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Front suspension joints (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.72% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.47% fail on Front
      • 0.25% fail on Rear (45% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.22% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.068% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.014% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0068% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.061% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.027% fail on Prescribed areas (88% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.027% fail on Component mounting (84% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Spring mounting
    • 0.020% fail on Macpherson strut (91% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Condition (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0068% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0068% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0068% fail on Axles
      • 0.0068% fail on Stub axle
  • 11% fail on Tyres (35% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Tread depth (27% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 5.7% fail on Condition (54% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Size/type
    • 0.061% fail on Valve stem
    • 0.0068% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes (22% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 4.2% fail on Hub components (29% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 3.6% fail on Brake pads (41% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.061% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.027% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.9% fail on Brake performance (34% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Rear wheels (29% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 1.4% fail on Parking brake performance (28% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Front wheels (42% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.054% fail on Service brake performance (59% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0068% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.36% fail on Hydraulic systems (81% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Components (86% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Hoses (60% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Pipes (97% better than other 2007 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.0068% fail on Cylinders
        • 0.0068% fail on Servos
      • 0.12% fail on Leaks
      • 0.027% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0068% fail on Operation
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake (46% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.32% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.020% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.11% fail on ABS (81% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.10% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.095% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.095% fail on Pedal
        • 0.082% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.014% fail on Condition
    • 0.054% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.048% fail on Cable
      • 0.0068% fail on Lever
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability system (76% better than other 2007 cars)
  • 5.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (14% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Washers (24% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.16% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.082% fail on Bonnet
    • 0.0068% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 2.9% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (20% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Exhaust system (27% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Emissions (25% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.28% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.20% fail on Cap
      • 0.075% fail on System
      • 0.0068% fail on Pipe
    • 0.22% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 1.9% fail on Steering (18% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Steering system (24% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.98% fail on Steering rack (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Track rod end (66% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.041% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.027% fail on Free play
        • 0.027% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.34% fail on Power steering (68% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Operation (120% worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.088% fail on Other components
      • 0.054% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.041% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.014% fail on Pump
      • 0.0068% fail on Drive system
      • 0.0068% fail on Rams
    • 0.014% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0068% fail on Steering operation
  • 0.69% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.69% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.57% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (29% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Drivers (150% worse than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Body condition (67% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.068% fail on Doors (80% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Passengers other (64% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.034% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.020% fail on Load security
      • 0.014% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0068% fail on Bootlid
    • 0.0068% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.0068% fail on Chassis
  • 0.52% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (57% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Seat belts (31% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.33% fail on Condition
      • 0.027% fail on Attachment
      • 0.014% fail on Prescribed areas (91% better than other 2007 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (78% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (79% better than other 2007 cars)
      • 0.0068% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
      • 0.0068% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.39% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.31% fail on Attachment
    • 0.082% fail on Condition
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