Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2013
84.0% pass rate
from 16,517 tests in 2017
(5.4% better than other 2013 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 2013 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.3% fail on Tyres (14% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Tread depth (21% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.6% fail on Condition
    • 0.48% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system (100% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.042% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0061% fail on Valve stem
  • 5.2% fail on Driver's view of the road (23% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Wipers (44% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Washers (30% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.25% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.042% fail on Mirrors
  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (25% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 2.2% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.48% fail on Headlamps (53% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.44% fail on Headlamp (54% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.036% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.036% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0061% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0061% fail on Headlamp levelling device
    • 0.42% fail on Position lamps (57% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Front lamps (73% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.21% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.0061% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.41% fail on Direction indicators
      • 0.41% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.27% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.11% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.024% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.19% fail on Horn (130% worse than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.19% fail on Fog lamp
    • 0.12% fail on Registration plate lamp (91% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.012% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.012% fail on Trailer electrical socket
    • 0.0061% fail on Battery
    • 0.0061% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0061% fail on Lamp
    • 0.0061% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
  • 3.0% fail on Brakes
    • 2.7% fail on Hub components (43% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 2.7% fail on Brake pads (51% worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Brake discs (44% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.012% fail on Brake linings
      • 0.0061% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.21% fail on Brake performance (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.067% fail on Front wheels (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Rear wheels (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Parking brake performance (75% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.030% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.024% fail on Brake imbalance (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.0061% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.11% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.079% fail on Components
        • 0.079% fail on Reservoirs (4 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Leaks
      • 0.0061% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
      • 0.0061% fail on Operation
    • 0.061% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.061% fail on Pedal
        • 0.061% fail on Anti-slip
    • 0.024% fail on Restricted movement
    • 0.018% fail on Parking brake (87% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Condition (86% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on ABS
    • 0.0061% fail on Electronic stability system
  • 0.54% fail on Suspension (67% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.16% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0061% fail on Condition
    • 0.11% fail on Shock absorbers (70% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.11% fail on Condition (70% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.091% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.079% fail on Front
      • 0.012% fail on Rear
    • 0.067% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0061% fail on Condition
    • 0.061% fail on Drive shafts (72% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.061% fail on Front drive shafts (72% better than other 2013 cars)
        • 0.061% fail on Constant velocity joints (71% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.030% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.024% fail on Anti-roll bars (80% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (73% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.0061% fail on Radius arms
      • 0.0061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0061% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0061% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
  • 0.21% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.21% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.19% fail on Condition
      • 0.012% fail on Attachment
      • 0.0061% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0061% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.0061% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.0061% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.18% fail on Registration plates and VIN (42% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plate (42% better than other 2013 cars)
  • 0.13% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.018% fail on Condition
  • 0.11% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 0.054% fail on Seats
      • 0.036% fail on Passengers (2 times worse than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Drivers
    • 0.048% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0061% fail on Doors
      • 0.0061% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.091% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (78% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.036% fail on Emissions
    • 0.036% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.018% fail on System
      • 0.012% fail on Cap
      • 0.0061% fail on Pipe
    • 0.012% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0061% fail on Exhaust system
  • 0.085% fail on Steering (65% better than other 2013 cars)
    • 0.061% fail on Steering system (71% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.024% fail on Track rod end (85% better than other 2013 cars)
      • 0.018% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0061% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.0061% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.0061% fail on Steering arm
    • 0.012% fail on Power steering
      • 0.0061% fail on Electronic power steering
      • 0.0061% fail on Operation
    • 0.0061% fail on Steering control
      • 0.0061% fail on Steering column
    • 0.0061% fail on Steering operation
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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