Ford Capri MOT Results

Registered in 1986
73.6% pass rate
from 568 tests in 2020
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 1986 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Capri is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 4.8% fail on Direction indicators
      • 4.8% fail on Flashing type
        • 2.6% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.8% fail on Side repeaters
        • 0.53% fail on All direction indicators
    • 4.4% fail on Headlamps
      • 4.4% fail on Headlamp
    • 2.8% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 2.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.70% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 2.6% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 1.8% fail on Horn
      • 0.53% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.35% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 2.1% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.1% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 1.9% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 2.1% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 1.2% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.2% fail on Position lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Stop lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Mandatory tell-tales
      • 0.53% fail on Rear fog lamp tell-tale
    • 0.18% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.18% fail on Switch
    • 0.18% fail on Rear reflectors
  • 9.3% fail on Brakes
    • 6.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 3.9% fail on Service brake performance
        • 3.9% fail on Rbt
          • 3.7% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.6% fail on Service brake performance
          • 1.1% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 1.9% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 1.8% fail on Rbt (sp)
        • 0.18% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.35% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 0.35% fail on Rbt
          • 0.18% fail on Parking brake performance
          • 0.18% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.18% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 1.1% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.70% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.35% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.35% fail on Brake pads
      • 0.18% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.18% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.18% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.18% fail on Cable
    • 0.53% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.35% fail on Pedal
      • 0.18% fail on Hand lever
    • 0.53% fail on Air and vacuum systems (5 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.35% fail on Servos (6 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Leaks
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.53% fail on Lever
    • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.35% fail on Brake fluid
      • 0.18% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.53% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.53% fail on Hydraulic brake cylinder
    • 0.18% fail on Other components and prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Prescribed areas
        • 0.18% fail on Master cylinder/servo mounting
  • 7.7% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 7.7% fail on Exhaust emissions (67% worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 7.6% fail on Spark ignition (86% worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 6.7% fail on Non catalyst emissions (92% worse than other 1986 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.35% fail on Catalyst emissions
      • 0.18% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.18% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Non turbo
    • 0.18% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Engine oil leaks
      • 0.18% fail on Transmission oil leaks
  • 7.4% fail on Suspension
    • 4.2% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas
    • 1.9% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.6% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.88% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.35% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 1.2% fail on Springs
      • 0.53% fail on Spring mounting prescribed areas
      • 0.35% fail on Leaf springs
        • 0.18% fail on Fixings and fixing bolts
        • 0.18% fail on Shackle bracket
      • 0.35% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.18% fail on Coil spring
        • 0.18% fail on Mounting
    • 0.53% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.35% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.18% fail on Anti-roll bar
    • 0.18% fail on Axles
      • 0.18% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.18% fail on Shock absorbers
  • 6.7% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 2.6% fail on Exhaust system
    • 1.4% fail on Seats
      • 0.88% fail on Passenger's seat (2 times worse than other 1986 cars)
      • 0.70% fail on Driver's seat
    • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure
      • 1.1% fail on Integral vehicle structure condition
    • 0.88% fail on Chassis
      • 0.88% fail on Chassis condition
    • 0.70% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.35% fail on Pipe
      • 0.18% fail on Hose
      • 0.18% fail on Fuel cap/sealing device
    • 0.35% fail on Engine mounting
      • 0.18% fail on Engine mounting condition
      • 0.18% fail on Bracket
    • 0.35% fail on Floor
    • 0.18% fail on Bumpers
    • 0.18% fail on Body
      • 0.18% fail on Panel
  • 4.8% fail on Visibility
    • 3.5% fail on Washers
    • 1.6% fail on Wipers
    • 0.18% fail on Driver's view
  • 4.0% fail on Steering
    • 2.3% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 1.6% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.35% fail on Drag link end
      • 0.35% fail on Locking devices
    • 1.1% fail on Steering gear
      • 1.1% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.53% fail on Power steering
      • 0.35% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.18% fail on Other components
    • 0.18% fail on Steering wheel
    • 0.18% fail on Steering play
      • 0.18% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.9% fail on Tyres
    • 1.4% fail on Condition
    • 0.35% fail on Tread depth
    • 0.18% fail on Size/type
  • 1.4% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.1% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.18% fail on Attachment
      • 0.18% fail on Requirements
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment
  • 0.35% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.35% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.18% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.18% fail on Registration plates

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