Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2012
80.5% pass rate
from 13,369 tests in 2017
(7.0% better than other 2012 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 2012 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 7.3% fail on Tyres (30% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Tread depth (26% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 3.5% fail on Condition (21% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.71% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.13% fail on Size/type
    • 0.052% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.8% fail on Driver's view of the road (31% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 4.8% fail on Wipers (65% worse than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.91% fail on Washers (31% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.052% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.0075% fail on Bonnet
  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (32% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.3% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.60% fail on Direction indicators (29% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.60% fail on Flashing type (29% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.40% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.16% fail on Side repeaters (60% better than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.045% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.55% fail on Headlamps (60% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp (59% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.015% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.52% fail on Position lamps (65% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.26% fail on Front lamps (78% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.41% fail on Registration plate lamp (78% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.24% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Horn
    • 0.045% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.022% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.015% fail on Battery
  • 4.2% fail on Brakes
    • 3.6% fail on Hub components (50% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 3.4% fail on Brake pads (55% worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.052% fail on Brake calipers
      • 0.030% fail on Brake linings
    • 0.42% fail on Brake performance (63% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.17% fail on Rear wheels (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Front wheels (51% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.045% fail on Brake imbalance (62% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.037% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.0075% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.14% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.12% fail on Components
        • 0.082% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2012 cars)
        • 0.022% fail on Hoses
        • 0.015% fail on Pipes (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Leaks
    • 0.067% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.067% fail on Pedal
        • 0.067% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.060% fail on Parking brake (71% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.060% fail on Condition (67% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on ABS
    • 0.0075% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 1.0% fail on Suspension (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Suspension arms (41% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.30% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (42% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.0075% fail on Condition
      • 0.0075% fail on Attachment
    • 0.22% fail on Drive shafts
      • 0.21% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 0.21% fail on Constant velocity joints
      • 0.0075% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension
        • 0.0075% fail on Drive shafts
    • 0.11% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.10% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0075% fail on Attachment
    • 0.11% fail on Anti-roll bars (70% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.075% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0075% fail on Condition
    • 0.082% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.082% fail on Front
    • 0.082% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.082% fail on Shock absorbers (83% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.082% fail on Condition (83% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.0075% fail on Coil springs
      • 0.0075% fail on Location
    • 0.0075% fail on Bonded suspension
      • 0.0075% fail on Condition
    • 0.0075% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0075% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0075% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0075% fail on Condition
  • 0.35% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 0.35% fail on Registration plate
  • 0.20% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (43% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.17% fail on Condition
      • 0.015% fail on Attachment
    • 0.015% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (92% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (91% better than other 2012 cars)
  • 0.16% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.067% fail on Seats
      • 0.045% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Drivers
    • 0.060% fail on Body condition
    • 0.022% fail on Doors
      • 0.015% fail on Passengers other
      • 0.0075% fail on Passengers front
    • 0.0075% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.11% fail on Steering (71% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.11% fail on Steering system (67% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Track rod end (74% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.022% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.015% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0075% fail on Free play
        • 0.0075% fail on Steering rack
  • 0.10% fail on Road Wheels (55% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.082% fail on Attachment
    • 0.022% fail on Condition
  • 0.075% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (88% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.037% fail on Emissions (72% better than other 2012 cars)
    • 0.022% fail on Fuel system (80% better than other 2012 cars)
      • 0.015% fail on System
      • 0.0075% fail on Pipe
    • 0.015% fail on Exhaust system (96% better than other 2012 cars)
Read the Honest John Review

  • Ford C-MAX (2010 - 2019)
    Neat styling. More practical than a Focus. Fine blend of ride comfort, handling and driver enjoyment. 1.6 TDCi emits 119g/km. High quality interior.
  • Ford Grand C-MAX (2010 - 2019)
    Seven seats as standard along with sliding side doors. Outstanding combination of ride and handling. Good range of low emission petrol and diesel engines.

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