Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2010
71.3% pass rate
from 6,684 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 2010 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.8% fail on Headlamps (67% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 3.7% fail on Headlamp (72% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
        • 0.015% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.030% fail on Dipswitch (18 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.3% fail on Stop lamp (35% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.9% fail on Direction indicators (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Flashing type (26% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 1.5% fail on Individual lamps (77% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.37% fail on All direction indicators (150% worse than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.090% fail on Side repeaters (83% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.5% fail on Position lamps (48% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.5% fail on Front lamps (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Rear lamps (90% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.4% fail on Registration plate lamp (61% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.21% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.060% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.21% fail on Rear reflectors (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.13% fail on Horn
    • 0.030% fail on Electrical wiring
  • 8.9% fail on Tyres (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 5.4% fail on Condition (58% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 4.1% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.060% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.045% fail on Size/type
    • 0.030% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Suspension (36% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Coil springs (39% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Condition (39% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms (30% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (32% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.88% fail on Anti-roll bars (44% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (66% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Linkage condition (2 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.15% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.37% fail on Drive shafts (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.36% fail on Front drive shafts (52% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Constant velocity joints (53% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.015% fail on Couplings
      • 0.015% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.015% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.21% fail on Shock absorbers (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Condition (80% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.13% fail on Wheel bearings (58% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.090% fail on Front
      • 0.045% fail on Rear
    • 0.090% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.030% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.030% fail on Condition
    • 0.015% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.015% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.015% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 4.1% fail on Brakes (27% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Hub components
      • 2.6% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.27% fail on Brake discs (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.015% fail on Brake linings
    • 1.0% fail on Brake performance (52% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.46% fail on Rear wheels (55% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.37% fail on Parking brake performance (50% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.31% fail on Front wheels (51% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.060% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.030% fail on Brake operation
    • 0.25% fail on Parking brake
      • 0.25% fail on Condition
    • 0.12% fail on Hydraulic systems (78% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Components (82% better than other 2010 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on Reservoirs
        • 0.015% fail on Pipes
        • 0.015% fail on Hoses
      • 0.045% fail on Leaks
    • 0.090% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.090% fail on Pedal
        • 0.075% fail on Anti-slip
        • 0.015% fail on Condition
    • 0.060% fail on ABS (70% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Mechanical components
      • 0.015% fail on Lever
      • 0.015% fail on Cable
    • 0.015% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 3.5% fail on Driver's view of the road (25% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Washers
    • 1.5% fail on Wipers (44% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Windscreen (58% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.075% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.060% fail on Bonnet
  • 2.5% fail on Steering (140% worse than other 2010 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Steering system (160% worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack (16 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.13% fail on Track rod end (80% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.045% fail on Steering arm
      • 0.030% fail on Free play
        • 0.030% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.12% fail on Power steering
      • 0.060% fail on Operation
      • 0.060% fail on Other components (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.015% fail on Pipes and hoses
    • 0.015% fail on Steering control
      • 0.015% fail on Steering coupling
        • 0.015% fail on Universal joint
    • 0.015% fail on Locking devices
  • 0.64% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (55% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Exhaust system (67% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Emissions
    • 0.15% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.090% fail on System
      • 0.030% fail on Pipe
      • 0.030% fail on Cap
    • 0.030% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 0.28% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.15% fail on Seats
      • 0.10% fail on Passengers (3 times worse than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Drivers
    • 0.060% fail on Body condition
    • 0.060% fail on Doors
      • 0.060% fail on Passengers other
    • 0.015% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 0.015% fail on Chassis
  • 0.27% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (50% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.030% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (84% better than other 2010 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (82% better than other 2010 cars)
  • 0.25% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.21% fail on Attachment
    • 0.045% fail on Condition
  • 0.22% fail on Registration plates and VIN (49% better than other 2010 cars)
    • 0.22% fail on Registration plate (49% better than other 2010 cars)

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