Ford Cortina MOT Results

Registered in 1980
72.9% pass rate
from 70 tests in 2017
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 1980 cars and highlighted areas where the Ford Cortina is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment
    • 7.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 2.9% fail on Position lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Front lamps
      • 1.4% fail on Rear lamps
    • 2.9% fail on Registration plate lamp
    • 2.9% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Battery
    • 1.4% fail on Rear fog lamp
      • 1.4% fail on Fog lamp
    • 1.4% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.4% fail on Flashing type
        • 1.4% fail on Individual lamps
  • 7.1% fail on Suspension
    • 4.3% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 4.3% fail on Component mounting
    • 2.9% fail on Front suspension joints
    • 1.4% fail on Suspension arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Trailing arms
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 1.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts
      • 1.4% fail on Front drive shafts
        • 1.4% fail on Couplings
  • 5.7% fail on Body, Structure and General Items
    • 2.9% fail on Vehicle structure
      • 2.9% fail on Chassis
    • 1.4% fail on Body condition
    • 1.4% fail on Doors
      • 1.4% fail on Drivers
  • 4.3% fail on Brakes
    • 4.3% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.9% fail on Front wheels
      • 2.9% fail on Service brake performance
      • 1.4% fail on Rear wheels
  • 4.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions
  • 4.3% fail on Driver's view of the road
    • 2.9% fail on Wipers
    • 1.4% fail on Washers
  • 2.9% fail on Steering
    • 1.4% fail on Steering control
      • 1.4% fail on Steering coupling
        • 1.4% fail on Flexible coupling
    • 1.4% fail on Steering system
      • 1.4% fail on Steering rack
  • 1.4% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
    • 1.4% fail on Seat belts
      • 1.4% fail on Prescribed areas

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