Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2009
66.6% pass rate
from 7,111 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 2009 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 15% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps (69% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.028% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale' (7 times worse than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.014% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.014% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.014% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.014% fail on Matched pair
    • 4.2% fail on Stop lamp (31% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.2% fail on Position lamps (42% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.1% fail on Front lamps (30% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Rear lamps (91% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on All position lamps
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp (47% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.56% fail on Direction indicators (63% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Flashing type (63% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.38% fail on Individual lamps (56% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.098% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.084% fail on Side repeaters (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Headlamp aim not tested (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Rear fog lamp (66% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Fog lamp (65% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.056% fail on Horn (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.014% fail on Battery
    • 0.014% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.014% fail on Trailer electrical socket
  • 9.8% fail on Tyres (37% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 6.1% fail on Condition (74% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 4.4% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.056% fail on Size/type
    • 0.056% fail on Valve stem
  • 9.1% fail on Suspension (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Coil springs (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Condition (15% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Location
    • 3.4% fail on Suspension arms (85% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 3.3% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (83% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Attachment (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.1% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.1% fail on Constant velocity joints
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.014% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.014% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.83% fail on Anti-roll bars (68% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.42% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (79% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Linkage condition
      • 0.18% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (54% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Condition
    • 0.45% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.28% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.23% fail on Front
      • 0.056% fail on Rear (75% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.11% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.042% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.042% fail on Condition
    • 0.028% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.028% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Torque/reaction arms
      • 0.014% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.014% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.014% fail on Condition
  • 4.9% fail on Brakes (24% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Hub components
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.46% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.042% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.014% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.6% fail on Brake performance (45% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.73% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.70% fail on Rear wheels (52% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Front wheels (51% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.070% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.014% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.34% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.34% fail on Condition
    • 0.15% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.15% fail on Pedal
        • 0.15% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.084% fail on Hydraulic systems (89% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Components (89% better than other 2009 cars)
        • 0.028% fail on Hoses
        • 0.028% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.014% fail on Pipes
      • 0.014% fail on Leaks
    • 0.070% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.042% fail on ABS (84% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.028% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.028% fail on Cable
  • 4.4% fail on Driver's view of the road (16% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Washers (22% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.32% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.14% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.13% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.6% fail on Steering (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Steering system (120% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Steering rack (12 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.20% fail on Track rod end (75% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.042% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.028% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.014% fail on Free play
        • 0.014% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.014% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.014% fail on Other components
        • 0.014% fail on Steering pivot point
    • 0.27% fail on Power steering (190% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Operation (2 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.014% fail on Drive system
      • 0.014% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.014% fail on Pump
    • 0.028% fail on Steering control
      • 0.014% fail on Steering lock
      • 0.014% fail on Steering column
  • 0.96% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.53% fail on Exhaust system (58% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Emissions (59% better than other 2009 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.070% fail on System
      • 0.028% fail on Pipe
      • 0.028% fail on Cap
    • 0.098% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.51% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.34% fail on Attachment
    • 0.17% fail on Condition
  • 0.45% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.27% fail on Seats (200% worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Passengers (6 times worse than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Drivers
    • 0.098% fail on Body condition
    • 0.042% fail on Doors (77% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.028% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.014% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.042% fail on Load security
      • 0.028% fail on Access panel
      • 0.014% fail on Bootlid
  • 0.41% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.27% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.27% fail on Condition
    • 0.14% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (59% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (56% better than other 2009 cars)
      • 0.014% fail on Seat belt pre-tensioner
  • 0.41% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate
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