Ford Capri MOT Results

Registered in 1981
77.7% pass rate
from 179 tests in 2020
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 1981 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Capri is unusually good or bad.

  • 11% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 3.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 3.4% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.56% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 3.4% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 3.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.7% fail on Switch
    • 2.2% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.7% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.7% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.1% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.56% fail on Individual direction indicators
    • 1.7% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.1% fail on Horn
      • 0.56% fail on Battery(ies)
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.56% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.56% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
  • 7.8% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.8% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.3% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.0% fail on Non catalyst emissions
        • 2.2% fail on Emissions not tested (4 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.56% fail on Emissions not tested
  • 7.3% fail on Brakes
    • 6.1% fail on Brake performance
      • 4.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 4.5% fail on Rbt
          • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 3.4% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 3.4% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.7% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.1% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.1% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.56% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.56% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.56% fail on Lever
  • 7.3% fail on Suspension
    • 3.4% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.7% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.7% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.7% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.56% fail on Anti-roll bar
      • 0.56% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.56% fail on Springs
      • 0.56% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
    • 0.56% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.56% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
  • 5.0% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.2% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.7% fail on Pipe (5 times worse than other 1981 cars)
      • 0.56% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 1.7% fail on Chassis
      • 1.7% fail on Chassis condition
    • 1.7% fail on Exhaust system
    • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 0.56% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.56% fail on Body
      • 0.56% fail on Panel
    • 0.56% fail on Floor
  • 3.9% fail on Steering
    • 2.2% fail on Steering gear
      • 2.2% fail on Steering rack
    • 1.1% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.1% fail on Track rod end
    • 0.56% fail on Steering coupling
      • 0.56% fail on Flexible coupling
  • 3.9% fail on Visibility
    • 3.4% fail on Washers
    • 0.56% fail on Wipers
  • 2.2% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 2.2% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.7% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.56% fail on Condition
  • 1.1% fail on Tyres
    • 0.56% fail on Condition
    • 0.56% fail on Tread depth
  • 0.56% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.56% fail on Registration plates

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