Ford C-MAX MOT Results

Registered in 2014
85.8% pass rate
from 15,764 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 2014 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford C-MAX is unusually good or bad.

  • 5.5% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 3.1% fail on Headlamp aim (28% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.78% fail on Stop lamp (30% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.55% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.33% fail on Rear lamps (170% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Front lamps (38% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.49% fail on Headlamps (29% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.45% fail on Headlamp (28% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest
        • 0.038% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.0063% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.0063% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
    • 0.49% fail on Direction indicators (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.49% fail on Flashing type (59% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Side repeaters (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.070% fail on Individual lamps
        • 0.019% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.30% fail on Registration plate lamp (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.16% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 0.16% fail on Fog lamp
      • 0.0063% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.10% fail on Horn
    • 0.051% fail on Rear reflectors
    • 0.013% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.0063% fail on Battery
  • 5.2% fail on Tyres (11% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.4% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.90% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.076% fail on Size/type
    • 0.0063% fail on Valve stem
  • 2.7% fail on Brakes (24% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Hub components (53% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 2.2% fail on Brake pads (60% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.0063% fail on Brake calipers
    • 0.20% fail on Brake performance (61% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Front wheels
      • 0.051% fail on Rear wheels (77% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.044% fail on Parking brake performance (66% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Brake imbalance
      • 0.019% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.013% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 0.18% fail on Service brake control components (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Pedal (190% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.17% fail on Anti-slip (200% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Condition
    • 0.13% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.13% fail on Components (110% worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.13% fail on Reservoirs (6 times worse than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.0063% fail on Hoses
      • 0.0063% fail on Leaks
    • 0.025% fail on Parking brake (79% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.025% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.013% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.013% fail on ABS
  • 2.3% fail on Driver's view of the road (30% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Washers
    • 0.81% fail on Wipers (62% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.089% fail on Mirrors
    • 0.013% fail on Indirect vision devices (9 times worse than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.37% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 0.32% fail on Seat belts (87% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.27% fail on Condition (77% worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Requirements
      • 0.019% fail on Attachment (3 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Installation check
        • 0.0063% fail on Anchorage's
    • 0.057% fail on Supplementary restraint systems
      • 0.057% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp
  • 0.29% fail on Suspension (68% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Shock absorbers (78% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Condition (78% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Drive shafts (67% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Front drive shafts (66% better than other 2014 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Constant velocity joints (66% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.051% fail on Wheel bearings
      • 0.025% fail on Front
      • 0.025% fail on Rear
    • 0.044% fail on Suspension arms (69% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.038% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (72% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Condition
    • 0.044% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.025% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.013% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.0063% fail on Linkage condition
    • 0.019% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 0.0063% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.0063% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.0063% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.0063% fail on Condition
    • 0.0063% fail on Sub-frames
      • 0.0063% fail on Attachment
  • 0.21% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (65% worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Seats (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.095% fail on Drivers (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.057% fail on Passengers (5 times worse than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.057% fail on Body condition
    • 0.0063% fail on Doors
      • 0.0063% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.15% fail on Registration plates and VIN (52% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.15% fail on Registration plate (52% better than other 2014 cars)
  • 0.11% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.089% fail on Attachment
    • 0.019% fail on Condition
  • 0.038% fail on Steering (69% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.038% fail on Steering system (62% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.019% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.019% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0063% fail on Free play
        • 0.0063% fail on Steering rack
      • 0.0063% fail on Ball joint
  • 0.038% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (86% better than other 2014 cars)
    • 0.019% fail on Emissions
    • 0.013% fail on Fuel system (82% better than other 2014 cars)
      • 0.0063% fail on Tank
      • 0.0063% fail on Cap
    • 0.0063% fail on Exhaust system
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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