Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2008
62.9% pass rate
from 16,910 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 2008 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 16% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (14% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.3% fail on Headlamps (73% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.3% fail on Headlamp (79% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.012% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0059% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.0059% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.018% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (74% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.012% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
        • 0.0059% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (36% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Position lamps (50% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Front lamps (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Rear lamps (92% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.3% fail on Direction indicators (24% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.3% fail on Flashing type (24% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 1.0% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.17% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.13% fail on Side repeaters (75% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Tell tales (12 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Rear reflectors (7 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Rear fog lamp (35% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Fog lamp (33% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.071% fail on Tell tale (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.20% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Horn (70% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Battery (78% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.041% fail on Tell tale (6 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0059% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 13% fail on Suspension
    • 5.8% fail on Suspension arms (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 5.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (130% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Attachment (180% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Condition
    • 4.2% fail on Coil springs (15% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 4.2% fail on Condition (14% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Location
    • 2.3% fail on Drive shafts (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Front drive shafts (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Constant velocity joints (15% worse than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.024% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.035% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.035% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.98% fail on Anti-roll bars (66% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.67% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (70% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Condition
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment
    • 0.69% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.54% fail on Shock absorbers (59% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.54% fail on Condition (59% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.44% fail on Wheel bearings (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.40% fail on Front (40% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Rear (89% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms (54% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (53% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Attachment
    • 0.083% fail on Bonded suspension (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Condition (3 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.053% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.053% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.024% fail on Tie bars/rods (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (80% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Condition
    • 0.012% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.012% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0059% fail on Fluid suspension
      • 0.0059% fail on Suspension unit
    • 0.0059% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0059% fail on Condition
    • 0.0059% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0059% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 10% fail on Tyres (34% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.8% fail on Condition (57% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.083% fail on Size/type (60% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.035% fail on Valve stem (65% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 6.3% fail on Brakes (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Hub components (22% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Brake pads (30% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.63% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.10% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.012% fail on Brake back plates
    • 2.2% fail on Brake performance (39% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear wheels (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.83% fail on Parking brake performance (41% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.57% fail on Front wheels (44% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Brake imbalance (52% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.083% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.024% fail on Brake performance not tested
      • 0.0059% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.45% fail on Electronic stability system (2 times worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.36% fail on Parking brake (37% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Condition (32% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Electronic parking brake
    • 0.15% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Components (92% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.047% fail on Hoses (79% better than other 2008 cars)
        • 0.041% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.012% fail on Pipes (99% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Leaks (64% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 0.11% fail on ABS (71% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.059% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.059% fail on Pedal
        • 0.059% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.059% fail on Restricted movement (63% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.041% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.041% fail on Cable
      • 0.0059% fail on Lever
    • 0.0059% fail on Additional braking devices
  • 4.7% fail on Driver's view of the road (20% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Washers (19% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 1.8% fail on Wipers (43% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.17% fail on Windscreen (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.095% fail on Mirrors (50% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.071% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.9% fail on Steering (81% worse than other 2008 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Steering system (95% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 2.3% fail on Steering rack (8 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Track rod end (68% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.053% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.047% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.030% fail on Free play
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0059% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0059% fail on Other components
        • 0.0059% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.20% fail on Power steering
      • 0.083% fail on Other components (120% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.047% fail on Electronic power steering (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.041% fail on Operation
      • 0.018% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.018% fail on Pump
    • 0.018% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0059% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0059% fail on Steering wheel
  • 1.6% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (44% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.90% fail on Exhaust system (48% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.40% fail on Emissions (61% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.12% fail on Cap
      • 0.11% fail on System
      • 0.012% fail on Pipe
    • 0.089% fail on Emissions not tested (58% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.50% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.50% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.48% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.28% fail on Seats (170% worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers (4 times worse than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Drivers
    • 0.095% fail on Body condition
    • 0.053% fail on Doors (79% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Passengers other (74% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Passengers front (77% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Drivers
    • 0.024% fail on Engine mountings
    • 0.024% fail on Load security
      • 0.012% fail on Bootlid
      • 0.0059% fail on Access panel
      • 0.0059% fail on Tailgate
    • 0.012% fail on Body security
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (55% better than other 2008 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
      • 0.018% fail on Attachment
    • 0.12% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% better than other 2008 cars)
      • 0.0059% fail on Drivers airbag
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.30% fail on Attachment
    • 0.035% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2008 cars)
  • 0.0059% fail on Towbars
    • 0.0059% fail on Towbar
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