Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2010
64.1% pass rate
from 7,891 tests in 2020
(5.5% worse than other 2010 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 14% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (11% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Stop lamp (44% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Headlamps (42% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 4.1% fail on Headlamp (50% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 3.6% fail on Headlamp aim (20% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.38% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.5% fail on Direction indicators (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Flashing type (37% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.2% fail on Individual direction indicators (96% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.22% fail on All direction indicators (120% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.089% fail on Side repeaters (86% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (25% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Position lamp (24% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.72% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (66% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Front and rear fog lamps (42% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (44% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.25% fail on Rear fog lamp (43% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Switch
      • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.013% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.25% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.20% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.19% fail on Horn
      • 0.013% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.013% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 4.4% fail on Suspension arms (38% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Pins and bushes (190% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Ball joint (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.025% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.013% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
    • 3.3% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.9% fail on Linkage (8 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Linkage pins and bushes (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Linkage ball joints (61% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.13% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover (87% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.076% fail on Anti-roll bar (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting (5 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.076% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting (7 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Ball joint dust cover (92% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Springs (23% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.9% fail on Coil springs (23% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 2.9% fail on Coil spring (23% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (68% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.27% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.063% fail on Other suspension component (69% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.038% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.013% fail on Suspension rod
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.013% fail on Axles
      • 0.013% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.013% fail on Macpherson strut
    • 0.013% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.013% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.013% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
  • 8.7% fail on Tyres (36% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.1% fail on Condition (75% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.089% fail on Size/type
  • 5.3% fail on Brakes (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 3.0% fail on Brake linings and pads (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 3.0% fail on Brake pads (22% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.91% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.91% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.013% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.013% fail on Cable
    • 1.5% fail on Brake performance (54% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.66% fail on Service brake performance (61% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.63% fail on Rbt (61% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.54% fail on Service brake performance (60% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.10% fail on Service brake imbalance (72% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.025% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.025% fail on Service brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
      • 0.60% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (55% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.60% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.34% fail on Parking brake performance (44% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.33% fail on Rbt (44% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.30% fail on Parking brake performance (42% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.025% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester
          • 0.013% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 0.20% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.20% fail on Rbt (sp) (52% better than other 2010 cars)
          • 0.11% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.089% fail on Service brake imbalance (74% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.28% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.14% fail on Pedal
      • 0.14% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.20% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.20% fail on Lever
    • 0.11% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC (71% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Anti-lock braking system (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Electronic stability control (75% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.076% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.051% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
      • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.051% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.025% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.013% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.013% fail on Valves
    • 0.013% fail on Rigid brake pipes
  • 4.1% fail on Visibility (17% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.4% fail on Wipers (40% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.089% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.076% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.063% fail on Windscreen
      • 0.013% fail on Window
    • 0.076% fail on View to rear
      • 0.076% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.063% fail on Bonnet
  • 3.1% fail on Steering (68% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.5% fail on Steering gear (13 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.5% fail on Steering rack (14 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.37% fail on Steering linkage components (76% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Track rod end (79% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.051% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.025% fail on Ball joint
    • 0.15% fail on Power steering (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Other components (4 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.013% fail on Rams
    • 0.051% fail on Steering play
      • 0.051% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.025% fail on Electronic power steering
  • 2.6% fail on Body, chassis, structure (19% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.0% fail on Transmission
      • 1.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.99% fail on Joints
        • 0.013% fail on Flexible couplings
        • 0.013% fail on Bearing housing
      • 0.013% fail on Prop shafts
        • 0.013% fail on Joints
    • 0.90% fail on Exhaust system (34% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.23% fail on Seats (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.22% fail on Passenger's seat (6 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.18% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.089% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
      • 0.038% fail on System
      • 0.025% fail on Pipe
      • 0.013% fail on Tank
      • 0.013% fail on Hose
    • 0.11% fail on Undertray (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.063% fail on Doors
      • 0.038% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.038% fail on Door condition
      • 0.025% fail on Other passenger's door
        • 0.025% fail on Door condition
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
    • 0.038% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.038% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.025% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.013% fail on Bracket
    • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel
      • 0.013% fail on Spare wheel condition
    • 0.013% fail on Towbar
      • 0.013% fail on Other towbar components
    • 0.013% fail on Boot lid
      • 0.013% fail on Other boot lid component
  • 2.3% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (19% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Exhaust emissions (19% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 1.1% fail on On or after 01/07/2008 (53% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.39% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.063% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.051% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo
      • 0.68% fail on Spark ignition (54% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.42% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp (46% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.19% fail on Catalyst emissions (70% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.10% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.013% fail on Non catalyst emissions
    • 0.11% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.11% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.051% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.038% fail on Undertray
      • 0.013% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.44% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.44% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.34% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems (53% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.013% fail on Requirements
      • 0.013% fail on Pre-tensioners
    • 0.14% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (63% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.34% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.27% fail on Attachment
    • 0.076% fail on Condition

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